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Thanks to the work of pioneering grassroots activists and the National Trust’s Rosenwald Schools Initiative, Rosenwald schools have begun to be identified, preserved and celebrated.

Key to the success of the rehabilitation of the Historic Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School is the outstanding support provided by Madison County Schools, Mars Hill University, and the dedication of the Friends of the Anderson Rosenwald School. Grants are being sought to help preserve the 100 year-old school and return it to an active role at the center of the community.

Latest News

November Friends Meeting

Due to the pandemic, we will have our November Friends meeting via Zoom on Friday, November 20, 2020 from 1-3 p.m. Please note that you can join the Zoom meeting via your phone, voice only, ...
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Life Celebrations for Charity Ray and Alumni

It is with a very sad and broken heart that Willa Wyatt shared the news that our precious friend and Rosenwald School Alumni, Charity Ray, has passed away. Richard Dillingham, who had been visiting with ...
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The school's restored interior late in 2019.

Meetings Resume

Due to the pandemic, meetings were held, if needed, by conference call. Our next MHARS meeting is Friday, September 18, beginning at 1:00 PM at the Rosenwald School. We will be wearing masks and practicing ...
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The school's restored interior late in 2019.

Open House February 21, 2020

In honor of Black History Month, and to recognize the importance of February 22, 1928*, we will host an Open House at the Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School on Friday, February 21, 2020 from 2-5 ...
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Christmas Open House Social

Our next MHARS Friends meeting is next Friday, December 13, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. We are planning to hold a Christmas Open House Social from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. At 10 ...
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October 2019 Meeting

Our next meeting takes place Friday, October 4, 2019 beginning at 10:00 AM at the Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School, 225 Mount Olive Drive, Mars Hill, NC. This will be our October meeting. The agenda ...
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