A United Presbyterian Mission
— Prairie, Alabama 1894-1968 —Prairie Mission was established in 1894 by the Freedmen's Board of the United Presbyterian Church of North America to educate the children of ex-slaves. The Mission consisted of a church, school building, dormitories for male and female students, a teachers' home and a cemetery. The school, also known as Prairie Institute during its history, was discontinued in the late 1960's. The church still maintains an active congregation. Prairie Mission was entered into the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.
|Placed By||Alabama Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 12:54am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 459247 N 3556316|
|Decimal Degrees||32.14253333, -87.43211667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 8.552', W 87° 25.927'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 8' 33.12" N, 87° 25' 55.62" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 100-106 Prairie Mission Rd, Catherine AL 36728, US|
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