Rosa Young Memorial at Rosebud, AL

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Born in Rosebud in 1874, Rosa Young graduated valedictorian from Payne University in Selma. She opened a private school with seven students, which grew in three years to 215 students. With the help of the Lutheran Church, Young founded thirty rural schools in Alabama.  She is buried in front of the Lutheran Church at Rosebud.

This church is located a short distance off Hwy 10 at Rosebud, AL which is between Camden and Oak Hill (GPS Coordinates N31.934417,W87.151944).

Source:  Alabama Black Belt Nature and Heritage Trial


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