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The West Southern Pines Rosenwald School: Cornerstone of the Community

The Vass Rosenwald School (c.1924) was one of 16 Rosenwald schools built by African American communities in Moore County, NC North Carolina State Archives, Department of Public Instruction

In December, 2021 the Southern Pines Land and Housing Trust won a two year battle to buy back the historic West Southern Pines school property. The property was originally the site of a Rosenwald school constructed on four acres donated by the African American community. The campus was later expanded to 17 acres, and the Rosenwald building was replaced. However, the…

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