Arsenal

Published by caressadilthey on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 09:49

southwest corner of Sherman and East 8th streets

School no longer in operation
Building no longer exists

Arsenal was built about 1880 and was first listed in district annual reports under Sherman School (possibly as a sub-school). In later years it was listed separately. Arsenal was a grammar and primary school for African-American children. It is unknown exactly what year this school closed. Mrs. Marietta G. Ish, wife of Jefferson G. Ish, was principal of this school in 1893.

 

Source:
LRSD archives.

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