Civil Rights in Education Heritage Trail
— Appomattox, Virginia - Appomattox County —In 1929-30 the Appomattox training school was built on this site with funds raised by Mozella Price, who served as Supervisor of Appomattox Counter Negro Schools from 1919 to 1963. It was a cinder block building, employing four teachers. At the urging of Mrs. Price, the building was extended and remodeled in 1950-51 to be more in line with Virginia's "separate but equal" provisions. The improved school was renamed the Carver-Price School in her honor in 1952.
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|Placed By||Civil Rights in Education Heritage Trail?|
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|Date Added||Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 7:07am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 692262 N 4137061|
|Decimal Degrees||37.36036667, -78.82901667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 21.622', W 78° 49.741'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 21' 37.32" N, 78° 49' 44.46" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1853 Confederate Blvd, Appomattox VA 24522, US|
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