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Church added to National Register of Historic Places

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The West End Church of Christ in Silver Point is on the National Register of Historic Places. The West End Church of Christ, also known as the Silver Point Christian Institute, in 1909 was instrumental in the lives of African Americans like Silver Point resident Evelyn Buck, who attended the one-room schoolhouse in the 1930s and ’40s, when one teacher, Edna Beasley, taught eight grades of students.

Read more at the Herald-Citizen

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Written by Symphony

December 30, 2007 at 4:50 pm

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