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The mission of the Prestwick Preservation Society is to uplift the community through historical research, education and commemorative events; charting the road ahead by preserving the past

Prestwick Preservation Society Advisory Board

Dr Ralph Eubanks

Dr Mark Wilson

Bishop Nathaniel Henry & 

Mrs. Priscilla Henry


Prestwick Preservation Park History

On May, 11, 2019, the Prestwick Preservation Park and marker for the historic Rosenwald School. was unveiled. The historic Marker was presented in commemoration of Alabama's Bicentennial and the African American teachers and students that attended the local Rosenwald School. This event coincided with the 50th Anniversary of the School's closing and a commemorate class reunion for honoring Prestwick High School. 


Prestwick Preservation Society along with the community, Local dignitaries, former students of Prestwick High School and Chanticleer Learning Center were present to witness the unveiled of the "First African American History Park ",  in Washington County, Alabama.

Prestwick Preservation Park is the First Park in Washington County designed and managed by an African-American organization. 

This events took place on the Bicentennial year of Alabama, in the First established County in Alabama (Washington) "The County Where Alabama Began". 





Preserving our history

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