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  Sumner High School Opens
Category:  African-American Experience, Education
Brief Description:  Sumner High School opened in 1875 as the City┬┤s first high school for African American students. It was located in the former Washington School building at Spruce and 11th Streets.
Year:  1875
Decade:  1870 - 1879
Beginning Date:    1875
Ending Date:    1875



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