Capitol Hill

  • old capitol hill school

    School no longer in operation
    Building no longer exists

    This school for African-American students was open as early as 1872 and was in operation as late as the 1960-61 school year. Charlotte Stephens and Jefferson Ish both taught at this school. J.E. Bush was principal at this school in the late 1870s.


    Postcard of Capitol Hill School. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanley. Source: LRSD archives.

    Capitol Hill Faculty 1941 Mary Bush Arthur elementary school teacher (1st row seated-third from Left). Source:


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    Updated March 2005