Leora Brown School

Leora Brown School (HM666)

Location: Corydon, IN 47112 Harrison County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 12.86', W 86° 7.246'

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Facility built 1891 as elementary and secondary school for African Americans. Originally known as Corydon Colored School; first graduation was on May 14, 1897.Renamed 1987 for Leora Brown Farrow, a teacher at the school, 1924 - 1950. Rehabilitated as cultural and educational center, 1993.
HM NumberHM666
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number31.1995.1
Year Placed1995
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 1:17pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 576969 N 4229961
Decimal Degrees38.21433333, -86.12076667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 12.86', W 86° 7.246'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 12' 51.60" N, 86° 7' 14.76" W
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Area Code(s)812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-499 Summit St, Corydon IN 47112, US
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