First School in Conecuh County - Burnt Corn, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo
N 31° 32.611 W 087° 08.688
16R E 486255 N 3489848
Quick Description: Located on Conecuh County Road 15, east of County Road 5 this marker notes the former location of the first school in this rural county.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 3/21/2015 8:15:44 AM
Waymark Code: WMNJ32
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
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Long Description:
Marker Text:

The first known school in Conecuh County, "Students Retreat," was located near this site. The land was owned by John Green, who also was the school’s first teacher. Green served the county in the state House of Representatives and the 1861 Secession Convention. He was elected, too, to the 1875 Constitutional Convention, at the age of 85.
Marker Name: First School in Conecuh County

Marker Type: Rural Roadside

Addtional Information::
Erected by the Alabama Historical Association. More info:

Date Dedicated / Placed: 2012

Marker Number: Not Listed

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