By Jim Stanton
Guest Writer 

Part 1: A brief history of Century High School


August 20, 2020

This is a brief history of the Century High School. This history would not be appropriate without a short History of the Century grammar Schools as taken from the minutes of the Escambia County School Board Meetings.

In 1901 an almost square building containing two rooms was built on the North side of Church Street at Mayo Street.

It was built by the Alger-Sullivan Lumber Company (Hereinafter referred to as the Company) On September 23, 1901, the Board of Public Instruction (Hereinafter referred to as the Board) on motion voted that the New School at Century was to be organized and be know...

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