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The Russell School

  • 2001 St Mary’s Rd next to Cain’s Chapel Baptist Church
  • Hillsborough, NC 27278
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Built in the 1920s and named for local supporter Thomas Russell, this is one of two historic Rosenwald schools in Durham County. The Rosenwald Fund, started by Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington, aimed to improve African-American education in the South by building schoolhouses.

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212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604