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Ringing the School Bell - Virtual

100 Library Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27515
Dates: October 18, 2020
Phone: (919) 929-1793
Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Zoom Event: Richard Ellington will discuss the history and differences between the two school systems, white and “colored” that existed side-by-side in Orange County at the beginning of the 20th century. He will talk about how the county and city schools functioned during segregation. Richard will also point out schools that no longer exist in the Chapel Hill/Carrboro area. He will show photographs, maps and documents to illustrate the history and times and show how these local schools were integral to the communities.