Mercy Seat Elementary School, Prince Edward County, Va., 1962-1963

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Abstract/Description:Mercy Seat Elementary School for African Americans on secondary road 665 in Prince Edward County, Va. It was used by an African American congregation by permission of the school board as a meeting place for their burned out Mercy Seat Baptist Church. The school was built in 1927, served grades 1-5, and had a pupil capacity of 120. Two room schoolhouse, whitewash peeling, wood frame and clapboard construction. There was no indoor plumbing and no steam or hot water heat.
Subject(s):Elementary schools
Prince Edward County (Va.)
Schools -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County -- History -- Pictorial works
African American schools -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County -- History -- Pictorial works
Elementary schools -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County -- History -- Pictorial works
African American elementary schools -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County -- History -- Pictorial works
Public schools -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County -- History -- Pictorial works
School buildings -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County -- History -- Pictorial works
County: Prince Edward County (Va.)
Mercy Seat Elementary School (Prince Edward County, Va.)
Date Created:1962-1963