The African-American Schools of Louisa County
Former African-American Schools
in Louisa County, Virginia

Thompsons Cross Roads

Location: On Rt. 522 approx. just north of New Line Road
Number of rooms: 1
Year Constructed: Unknown
Year Closed: 1963
Building Still Exists: no

In 1948, the county was renting this building for $2 per month.  There were 120 usable books in its library.  It was one of the schools consolidated into the Shelfar complex in 1963.

From: A Survey of Negro Education in Louisa County, Paul Everett Behrens, 1949. University of Virginia Special Collections (Master's Thesis)




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