A Student of History

September 1, 2012

Pre-Revolutionary War Black School Researched in Williamsburg

Filed under: Early America — John Maass @ 2:04 pm

The details of life at the oldest known site of organized education for African American students are being unearthed by researchers scouring a 17th century foundation near the grounds of the College of William & Mary in historic Williamsburg this summer. Bray School was launched and operated from about 1760 to 1765 in what was known as the Dudley Digges House.  More is here.

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