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Union Township School No. 8

Union Township School No. 8


Union Township School No. 8

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a.k.a. Liles School (Colored)

Nurrenburn, Burdette Park Rd
Evansville, IN

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c1880 Colored school built
1937 School is rebuilt


District: Union Township
Latitude: 37.942302
Longitude: -87.631806
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built >1876 <1880 union twp #7 colored school no 7 formerly union township school no. 7 w side end of red bank (before nurrenburn built) colored #7 union township approx w side of red bank near nurrenbern 1880 atlas no number in 1899 on dan liles property >1876 so pigeon twp colored students attended

likely renumbered #8 when burgdorf was created #8 in 1897 map union twp school on dan liles property lyles school no 8 near lyle cemetery negro settlement near foot of Burdette Hill + s side of nurrenburn farther west 1899 moved? damaged in 1884 flood? site of church tied to church? lyle school union township school for blacks (dedicated 1 nov 1937 article) sw of city likely rebuilt EP 2/25/80 destroyed 1937 flood, 2nd burned still around 1940s closed by 1954? up for auction/sale 1959

See also Schools / Education Union Township district

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