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Captain (aka Saint Paul Baptist Church) Cemetery
Allen County,

Marker in front of church
St Paul Baptist Church Morehead Public School
This Property Served as the first African-American School in Allen Parish until 1945
The land was deeded to the church in 1911 by Julian and his wife Modeste Captain
*School established in 1880 with Lawrence Shaw as First Teacher
The original bell still tolls in the bell tower and the original blackboard stills hang on the wall
This property has been placed on the National Register Of Historical Places by the United States Department of the Interior.

Photo courtesy of Charles T Baggett

Contributed on 10/15/14

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Record #: 72158

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Submitted: 10/15/14 • Approved: 10/15/14 • Last Updated: 3/23/18 • R72158-G0-S3

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