When the Quince Orchard School was ‘Colored’

By October 13, 2005 October 13th, 2015 Quince Orchard Past

In 1874 when Gary Green and several other church trustees sold a house and lot for $5 on the Pleasant View site to the county school board, it was stipulated that the building and lot were to be “used exclusively for the education of colored youth.” The teacher’s salary was to be paid by the community.

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