Henry County Training School

Henry County Training School (HM1D1Z)

Location: Abbeville, AL 36310 Henry County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 34.671', W 85° 19.019'

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Established 1914

Founded by Laura L. Ward. Building designed and constructed by Jim McCauley on land given by Glass Maybin. Classes began Sept., 1917. Principals who served school were: J. H. Jackson, W. R. Rosser, Felix Blackwood, Sr., and William B. Ward, Sr. First teachers were: Laura L. Ward, Bertha Matthews and Mattie Belle.

School operated for 53 years until closed June 30, 1970. During this time it served as principal educational center for black citizens of Henry County, graduating a total of 1297 students.
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HM NumberHM1D1Z
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Year Placed1980
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 12:05am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 659704 N 3494873
Decimal Degrees31.57785000, -85.31698333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 34.671', W 85° 19.019'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 34' 40.26" N, 85° 19' 1.14" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2264-2412 Co Rd 25, Abbeville AL 36310, US
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