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.
Unlocking the Doors of Opportunity Now Showing on PBS
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…
Exhibit of Paintings by Charity Ray
Opening at Mars Landing Galleries on Saturday, March 25 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Among the many distinguished alumni of the Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School is local watercolor artist Charity Ray. She devoted her…
Madison County Educators Visit Restored, Historic School for Black Students
Historic Site in Madison County Supports NC African American Studies
Sarah Hart: School Day Memories
Sarah Hart, an alumni of the historic Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School, speaks at the schools commencement celebration. https://youtu.be/VmdxUDtVssU The event took place Wednesday, September 21, 2022 in Broyhill Chapel on the campus of Mars…
Book Signing & Exhibit
Original works by Charity Ray will be on display at Mars Landing Galleries in Mars Hill. A reception will be held Saturday, February 11, 2023 from 12-4 p.m. Our Story, This Place Book Signing Our…
Thanks to the hard work and perseverance of neighbors, friends, and supporters throughout the community, the building has been rehabilitated.