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Hallowell School – 1893 Teachers’ Census

Hallowell Public Black School for Girls George L. Seaton built another School in the City of Alexandria for black girls.  The Freedmen Bureau funded the Hallowell School in 1867.   The basic design of the school was similar to the Snowden … Continue reading

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Snowden School – 1893 Teachers’ Census

Snowden Public Black School for Boys Shortly after the civil war in 1867, the Freedmen Bureau commissioned George L. Seaton to build two schools for the African Americans in the City of Alexandria.  George, a highly respected African American carpenter … Continue reading

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