Oak Grove School

0.25 mi. W of AL 69, 1 mi. N of jct. of AL 69 and US-80, Prairieville, Alabama

A historic Rosenwald School building in rural Hale County, Alabama.

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Description 

The Oak Grove School is a historic Rosenwald School building in rural Hale County, Alabama. It was built to the designs of Samuel Smith in 1925 to serve the local African American community. The money to build the school was provided by the Julius Rosenwald Fund. The school was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 03, 1998 as a part of The Rosenwald School Building Fund and Associated Buildings MPS.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 3, 1998
Reference number
98000108
Areas of significance
Education; Ethnic Heritage - Black; Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
School
Current function
Church school
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant year
ca. 1925

Update Log 

  • May 25, 2011: Updated by WillyT: Added description

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