The Columbia Rosenwald School
247 E. Brazos
P. O. Box 867
West Columbia, TX 77486
(979) 345-6125 or (979) 345-3123

One of four Rosenwald Schools built in Brazoria County, Texas. Texas was home to over 500 with only about 33 still functional. Over 5,300 Rosenwald Schools were built in the South from 1913-1932.

Dedication & Grand Opening of the Columbia Rosenwald School

Saturday, October 24, 2009
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Tours of Museum and School (free)

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Gospel Music by Apostolic Church followed by Barrow Elementary and West Columbia Elementary Students singing songs from the 1920’s, Columbia-Brazoria I.S.D.

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Children’s games played in the early 1900’s (Audience participation) 12:00 noon to 1:30 Hot dogs served
2:00 Dedication Program. Lecture on essays in the early 1900’s as a part of Write My Essays education initiative.


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