Colored vs White Schools

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Early Colored School in Leesburg Virginia

This set of pages links to preliminary research on segregated schools that operated between 1865 and 1968.  The left column contains white schools.  For comparison, see the colored school in the right column.  Note: Some towns only had a colored school, such as Hughesville, or perhaps just a white school as with Mountville.

Aldie

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


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

All Colored Schools 

Other white schools, forthcoming

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 (Grant)


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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Negro Mountain

Watson Mountain School (colored)

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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 (white)


Saint Louis

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

See Banneker (which remains in operation today as an integrated elementary school) and Saint Louis school .


Sterling

Sterling (white)                                                    Sterling (colored)


Tankersville

Tankersville (White)


Taylorstown

Taylorstown (white)


Unison-Bloomfield

Unison-Bloomfield (white)                                              No colored school.


Waterford

Waterford White                                                       Waterford Colored