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Puryearville School

Puryearville School was considered the "colored" school after the turn of the century located next to the present day Pilgrim Rest Methodist Church. The school went from the 1st to 10th grades. The school only had three teachers: Dewitt Tait, Charles Stallworth and George Davison. The Principal was Professor McCastle. The school year ran between October and April leaving the remainder of the year for students to plant and harvest crops.


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