Kerr’s Run Colored School

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Why is this left to rot? Why hasn’t it been restored? Isn’t it considered part of our history?After all It is worthy of a plaque!


I agree. This is a wonderful building and I’m sure if it could speak , it would have such interesting stories to tell.

Also, note the disheveled building to the right of the school. A white school only or perhaps a church? That, too , should be restored.