Alapaha Colored School, 1924

This served the black community of Alapaha until 1954. Recently restored, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a nice example of an African-American vernacular schoolhouse. Mark Dixon writes that Nathan Bridges, Brutus Shipman, and T. H. Smith were the first trustees of the school.

Please visit the wonderful Berrien Historical Foundation website for more photos, as well as a video of the Alapaha Colored School.

National Register of Historic Places

 

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2 responses to “Alapaha Colored School, 1924

  1. Mark Dixon

    The first trustees of the school was Nathan Bridges, Brutus Shipman and T. H. Smith

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