White Schools

This set of pages links to preliminary research on white schools that operated between 1865 and 1968.  The left column contains white schools.  For comparison, see the colored school in the right column.

Some town only had a colored school, such as Hughesville

Aldie

Aldie (white) old and new schools   Compare with Aldie (original colored school) and Bull Run


Arcola

Arcola (white)


Ashburn

Ashburn (white)                                    Ashburn Colored.


Bluemont

Bluemont White Schools                              Bluemont Colored.

Snickersville Academy


Hamilton

Hamilton (white)


Hillsboro

Hillsboro (white)                                          Hillsboro (colored)

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Hughesville

There was only a colored school in this town,                                                                    Hughesville Colored


Leesburg and Surroundings

Cool Spring (white)

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Lincoln

Lincoln (white)                                             Lincoln (colored)


Lovettsville

Lovettsville (white)                                      Lovettsville (colored)

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McGraw’s Ridge

McGraw’s Ridge    –   Also served white population of Conklin, which Pleasant Valley might also have.

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Middleburg

Middleburg  (white)                                 Middleburg Colored


Mountain Gap

White and Colored are described on the same page.


Mount Gilead Town ( 8 miles SW of Leesburg)

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Mountville

Mountville (white)

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North Fork

North Fork schools (white)

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Philomont

Philomont (white)                                             Philomont (colored)


Pleasant Valley

Pleasant Valley (white)


Purcellville

Purcellville HS    (white)                                    Carver (colored)

Willing Workers Building.

Emrick   (white)


Round Hill

Round Hill (white)                                              Round Hill (colored)

Sunny Ridge


Saint Louis

There was no white school.  This was entirely an African-American community.

See Banneker and Saint Louis school in the list of colored schools.


Sterling

Sterling (white)                                                    Sterling (colored)


Tankersville

Tankersville (White)


Taylorstown

Taylorstown (white)


Unison-Bloomfield

Unison-Bloomfield (white)                                              No colored school.


Waterford

Waterford White                                                       Waterford Colored