Bethel School (Black), 1900-1967

BETHEL SCHOOL BLACK 1900-1967 a Rosenwald school, was first located on land which joined Little Bethel Missionary Baptist Church on Holly Grove Road. The land was donated to Rutherford County by the United Sons of Relief Lodge. BETHEL SCHOOL was preceded by CRAWFORD SCHOOL inthe area. The second location of…

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Valley View School, 1902-1918

VALLEY VIEW SCHOOL, 1902-1918 was northwest of Lascassas. It was on McKee Road, a dead end road running southeast of Jordan Road which in turn runs east of Valley View Road. The school lot adjoined the John Patterson farm and may have been given by the Patterson family. Although the…

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Silver Hill School, 1887-1924

SILVER HILL SCHOOL fl. before 1887-1924 or 1925 was located about ten miles from Murfreesboro on the east side of the old Lebanon Highway, not far from the Wilson County line. On February 10, 1887, Drury Hall and wifeMartha deeded three-fourths acre of land and a donation of ten dollars…

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Valley View School, 1918-1939

VALLEY VIEW SCHOOL 1918-1939 was on the north side of Valley View Road just east of the intersection of that road and Dunnaway Chapel Road. The school was built to accommodate both the first VALLEY VIEW SCHOOL, frequently called McKEE SCHOOL, and the ROCKDALE SCHOOL. On July 18, 1917, Albert…

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Bethel School, 1886-1970

BETHEL SCHOOL -1886 was in District 9, two or three hundred yards southeast of Bethel Church which was established in 1827 by Ebiezer McGowan. It is assumed that McGowan gave the land. The school was on the east side of Sulphur Springs Road in the Bethel community. TheMethodist Church is…

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Mud Flat School (District 15), 1890-?

MUD FLAT 1890- was on the present Dunnaway Chapel Road just north of the Jefferson Pike. On February 9, 1890, Sion D. Hall and wife Serena deeded one acre of land to School Directors William Lester, HiramLester, and T. E. Alsup. The school property was bordered by Sion D. Hall…

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