Work on School Continues

Thanks to much hard work and dedication, the school has improved greatly!


Aerial Photos of the Mars Hill Rosenwald School

Photos taken by Ryan Philips, August 2016


Construction – February 2016

The windows have arrived and are being installed! Thanks to Jimmy Willis and crew, Scott Donald, David Wyatt, and each of our supporters and alumni for their dedication and hard work. Contributions are needed to cover the cost of the new windows. You can sponsor a full window, or half of a window. See details  Continue Reading »


Photos from the Fall 2015 Groundbreaking

Alumni and Friends of the Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School, were present for a Ground Breaking Ceremony, held Friday, November 13, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.  


Mars Hill 2014 Heritage Festival

The Mars Hill Heritage Festival takes place each fall in Mars Hill. The Friends of the Anderson Rosenwald School have a booth located near the Rural Heritage Museum, on the campus of MHU. Thanks to the Blue Ridge Funeral Service for setting up a tent for us!  


Photos from the Rural Heritage Museum Exhibit

Photos from Our Story, This Place: The History of African American Education in Madison County, North Carolina: The Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School


Historical Images

These images were provided by alumni of the school.


Project Resources

Photos used in our promotional materials and illustrated history. Click any image to view the full size image.


Historic School Display

Compilation of images used in displays about the historic Mars Hill Rosenwald School. More materials are needed! If you have photos, books, report cards, or other materials, please contact us today!


Temporary Handicapped Ramp Installed

Thank you to the Madison County School’s Maintenance Department staff who installed the temporary handicap ramp!   Visitors to the school, some in their 80s and 90s, were able to tour the school during the homecoming event held September 1, 2013. The event was well attended; many stories were shared and friendships renewed.