Historic Markers Across Alabama

Shades Valley High School

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Location: on 20th Place South, Homewood, AL
County: Jefferson
Coordinates: N 33° 29.071    W 086° 47.049
  33.48451666    -86.78415
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMDN49


Original Site (1949-2000)

Nationally acclaimed Jefferson County School which originally served students from Homewood, Mountain Brook, Vestavia, Oak Grove, Irondale, Cahaba Heights, Hoover, Rocky Ridge, etc.

Opened Fall 1949, closed 1996, demolished 2000. Designed by E. B. Van Keuren and Charles F. Davis, Jr. Built by Daniel Construction. First principal, who served from1949 to 1970 was Frank A. Peake.

End of Shades Valley High School