MTSU’s Center for Historic Preservation Program Helps Save Historic Sites Like West Bemis Rosenwald School

Posted on May 25th, 2017 by

Middle Tennessee State University’s (MTSU) Center for Historic Preservation is accepting proposals for its Professional Services Partnerships program. According to the Center, the partnership provides communities with an opportunity to take advantage of their staff and assistants’ knowledge and expertise at no cost. Proposals will be accepted annually, with the first deadline coming on June 1, 2017. Apply here.

The West Bemis Rosenwald School is a recipient of the CHP Partnerships. The school is considered the oldest Rosenwald School in Tennessee.

The West Bemis Rosenwald School in Jackson, Tennessee, built in 1916 to serve African-American students, stands tall after its supporters worked with the MTSU Center for Historic Preservation on a heritage preservation plan. (Photo courtesy of the Center for Historic Preservation)

Read the story by the Daily News Journal here.