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Scenic Adair Co., KY - A lot of history in old Absher school

2013-08-08 - Egypt, KY - Photo by George Rice.
Old school houses
- There is a lot of forgotten history in many old country school houses such as this one on Joe Hendrickson's farm in the Adair County Egypt community of KY 551/Knifley Road, Columbia, KY. This school was known as the Absher black school and according to a library account by Mike Watson the school was probably built in 1933 and existed until 1950. The building still stands, thanks to Mr. Hendrickson, and with the faithful teachers of its day the school made a difference in the lives of many young people who grew up to make fine outstanding citizens. Some of the teachers that taught school there were Beulah Lasley, Ida White Walker, Annie Lasley, and Ora Lee Curry. - George Rice - Photo By George Rice, May 2013

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