The Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald school is one of the original Rosenwald schools constructed in the early part of the century to enable Black children to get an education during segregation.
Built in 1930 in Mars Hill, North Carolina, the school is nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
A documentary about the Rosenwald Schools of NC. In the early 1900s, North Carolina and other Southern states largely ignored their responsibility to provide education for rural Black children. Unlocking the Doors of Opportunity illustrates…
Thanks to the hard work and perseverance of neighbors, friends, and supporters throughout the community, the building has been rehabilitated.