Calhoun School Principal's House

Also known as: Calhoun School-Hampton Cottage, Calhoun Colored School
CR 33, Calhoun, Alabama

The last remaining structure from the Calhoun Colored School.

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Description 

In 1943, the state of Alabama acquired the Calhoun Colored School. It serves as a predominantly African-American public high school run by the Lowndes County Board of Education.

The principal's house on County Route 53 is the last remaining structure from the original school. It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in recognition of the important achievements of the school and the role it played in African-American education in Lowndes County.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 26, 1976
Reference number
76000340
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Victorian
Areas of significance
Ethnic Heritage - Black; Education
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Period of significance
1900-1924

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