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  • Thomas Wyatt

    St. Francis de Sales at Mt.Pleasant and St. Emma at Belmead have a rich human history that includes Native Americans, African Americans, and Europeans. They are places of past and present human activity. The mansion at Belmead is on the historic register, and St. Francis de Sales is in the process of obtaining this status. Both buildings are significant for groups of persons who have been connected through time to the land and the heritage that connects both sites.

  • Charlene Adams

    The St Francis/St Emma built in the 1890's two high schools one for girls and one for boys. These two educational institutions influenced the lives of many African American women and men.

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