Bracey School (Black), late 1800’s

BRACEY SCHOOL BLACK late 1800’s was located about 1.5 miles north of Midland. It was on the west side of the road on the property of Wright Bracey, a school teacher, preacher, and farmer.

The building was a one-room log cabin. The benches were hewn logs, flat on top and with legs.

Wright Bracey the teacher was a cousin of the Wright Bracey who was a schoolteacher at FLAT ROCK.

An early student was John Bracey, who was a son of Wright Bracey who operated the school and who was the father of Horace Bracey, a school bus driver for twenty-three years.

SOURCES: Interview, March 22, 1983, with Horace Bracey, d. April 18, 1985.

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