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Dec 23

African American School History in Iredell County

Posted to Local History Notes on December 23, 2019 at 3:37 PM by Jenny Levins

The Iredell County Public Library hosted Iredell County educator and local historian Phyllis Bailey on Feb. 18, 2014 for a program on “The History of Black Schools in Iredell County” as part of Black History Month.  This free program focused on the development of black schools and education in Iredell County and included rare photographs of many of the early schools. Burgess Bailey also helped lead the discussion which included memories from the audience of their own experiences in school. On Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, Phyllis Bailey also presented a program at the Harmony Library titled, “Reflections on Black History in the North Iredell Area.” 

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