Deep Branch Colored School

Other Names:    School No. 3      

Earliest Documented:     1885      

Latest Documented:       1928      


Isler 1875 map shows only “Col. Ch.”.  Saulsbury 1897 map shows “Colored School” on south side of “Colored Church”.  USGS Denton 1905 shows 3 churches.  (USGS seems to intermix church and school symbols.)  Categorized as Colored School in DJ 1924, 1928. DJ 1896 list school no. 3. Located in 1896 Election Dist. No. 6.

Mapped location is for smallest frame building on south side of existing church.  

Location Precision:          30 Meters

Structure Exists:                Possibly

Primary Source:                1897 Saulsbury map       

Other Sources: Denton Journal, 1924-11-15/page-5, 1928-10-20/page-4