Black Academy At Mt. Olive Baptist Church Historical

Black Academy At Mt. Olive Baptist Church Historical (HM1V3H)

Location: Opelousas, LA 70570 St. Landry Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 32.593', W 92° 4.996'

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In 1897, when there were few local schools for Blacks, the 7th District Baptist School was founded and housed in the original church building on this site. It was 1 of 2 private schools for area Blacks.
HM NumberHM1V3H
Year Placed1985
Placed ByDepartment of Culture, Recreation and Tourism
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 16th, 2016 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 587933 N 3379338
Decimal Degrees30.54321667, -92.08326667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 32.593', W 92° 4.996'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 32' 35.58" N, 92° 4' 59.76" W
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Area Code(s)337
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 227 W Church St, Opelousas LA 70570, US
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