National Register of Historic Places

On May 31, 2018 the Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The school is listed as the Mars Hill School, MD0253. Mars Hill School is located in a rural area in the Read More …

Rosenwald Funds for Long Ridge

In 1912 Booker T. Washington, prominent educator and proponent of the power of self-help, approached Julius Rosenwald, president of Sears, Roebuck, and Co., with his idea of building schools for African-American children in the rural South. Rosenwald had already demonstrated Read More …

Anderson Rosenwald School Student Fellows

Faculty, staff, and students have played a major roll this year in the creation of the Historic Anderson Rosenwald Rehabilitation Project.  The project’s two goals are to rebuild and preserve the structure of the Anderson Rosenwald School (ARS) and to Read More …

Contact Us

Donations for the Anderson School Project can be sent to the Madison County Schools central office in care of the MC Education Foundation. Please make all donations payable to the Anderson Rosenwald School Project. Address for the central office is Read More …

About

Our Mission The Long Ridge Community’s Anderson Rosenwald School will serve as a Community Cultural Center intended to promote a fuller understanding of southern Appalachian black history and to enhance education at all levels. Historic Anderson Rosenwald Rehabilitation Project Madison Read More …