Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission

Save Siloam School Project

February 1, 2019

L to R: Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles, Councilmember Larken Egleston, Councilmember Greg Phipps, and Adria Focht, President & CEO of The Charlotte Museum of History

Representatives from the City of Charlotte, The Charlotte Museum of History, Silver Star Community, and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission braved the cold on the morning of January 31 to show support for the Save Siloam School Project. The City of Charlotte contributed $50,000 towards this project, which will help preserve and move the Siloam School, which is currently located on Mallard Creek Church Road, to the Charlotte Museum of History on Shamrock Drive.  

More Coverage:

WFAE – “Charlotte Pledges $50,000 To Restore, Move Wooden Schoolhouse For Black Children”

QC Nerve – “City Puts $50,000 Toward Moving and Restoring Historic Siloam School”