Mt. Zion Colored School

Other Names:  School No. 1

Earliest Documented:  1896

Latest Documented:  1928

Tags:  Segregated Black Schools


Denton Journal 1896 list school no. 1. Located in 1896 Election Dist. No. 1. Categorized as Colored School in 1918 and 1928.

Overhead imagery suggests that building debris is still found at the site.

Structure Exists:   No

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Latitude 39.10
Longitude -75.78
Precision 50

This feature in 2017 aerial imagery corresponds closely to the location shown in the 1897 Saulsbury map:

Mt. Zion Church at lower left, school site at upper right.

Primary Source:  1897 Saulsbury map

Other Sources:  Cochrane pp. 320-346. Denton Journal 1928-10-20/page-4, 1928-10-20/page-4.