Historic Markers Across Alabama



Downing-Shofner School



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: Shorter St., East Brewton. AL
County: Escambia
Coordinates: N 31° 6.007    W 087° 3.343
  31.10012       -87.05573
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

East Brewton, 1906-1943
Dr. J. M. Shofner (1863-1926) founder, dedicated his life to-"Give boys and girls a chance."
Dr. Elisha Downing-Humanitarian
First building erected named in honor of Mrs. Esther Downing.
Trustees-1906: J. M. Shofner, D. Gillis, J. E. Finley, W. W. Hinote, J. M. Davidson, J. F.
Jones, James K. Kyser.







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