Bracktown School

Bracktown School - a segregated county school, on Leestown Pike in northwestern Fayette County.  The school was established around 1870 and closed during the late 1920s.  Bracktown was a settlement for freed slaves after the Civil War and named for Rev. Fredrick Braxton.

Bracktown School being dedicated in 1912   <Faulconer>

Teachers and students with food baskets at Bracktown, 1912   <Faulconer>

Bracktown ensemble, with Nannie Faulconer, at dedication, 1912  <Faulconer>

William M. Ambrose, Bluegrass Schools, Limestone Press, Lexington, 2012.

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