Submitted By Dr. Ella Ward
Special to the Guide
Chesapeake City Council unanimously voted to approve $400,000 for the Cornland School Relocation Project at its June 23rd meeting. Councilwoman Dr. Ella Ward, Cornland School Foundation Board Chair, has been working to preserve the one-room school built in 1902 by freed slaves for more than 10 years. The Cornland School has been placed on the Virginia Register and the National Register as a Historic Place to be preserved.
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