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Also known as the Snow Hill Normal and Industrial Institute or the Colored Industrial and Literary Institute of Snow Hill, the Snow Hill Institute is a historic site in Snow Hill, Alabama. It was initially built as an African American school by the Tuskegee University graduate, Dr. William J. Edwards, in 1893.

At first, the Snow Hill Institute only had 3 students. They used a one-room log cabin for lessons, but they eventually grew. At the time of their peak, they had 27 buildings, mostly built by students who were pursuing careers in the building trade.

The Snow Hill Institute served as a private school for African Americans until Dr. Edward?s 1924 retirement. After this, the school was picked up by the state and operated as a public institution. It operated until 1973, when the Wilcox County school system was finally desegregated. The site is now a US Historic District.
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City: Snow Hill
County: Wilcox
Address: Snow Hill Institute Road
Zip: 36768
Phone Number: 334-887-3007
Category: Historical Landmark
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