Please consider a tax-deductible contribution to support this effort.
Today, many of the Rosenwald schools are gone, lost to changing times and communities. The Shiloh Rosenwald School is one of the last remaining of these structures in Macon County. Shiloh, a Rosenwald school is listed on the U.S. Department of Interior National Register of Historic Places; listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage. The Rosenwald Schools are on the list of 11 Endangered Places by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Donate by Check
Send your check (payable to the Shiloh Community Restoration Foundation, Inc.) to:
The Shiloh Community Restoration Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 714, Notasulga, AL 36866
Your support will help us complete the restoration and preserve a national treasure.
Your continued philanthropic investment will enable us to:
- Complete the remaining interior work to transform the building into a museum.
- Landscape the two acres of grounds surrounding the school including a drainage system.
- Fix the hillside erosion that threatens the long-term preservation of the school.
- Create a new parking area with handicap accessible spaces.
- Install electronics for ongoing educational.
Accomplishments made possible as a result of the generosity of so many donors:
- Installed a heating and cooling system to preserve and protect the building and its historical contents.
- Replaced the roof.
- Removed all lead paint and repainted the School’s exterior and interior.
- Restored the windows.
- Installed two bathrooms, including a handicap accessible unit.
- Installed the Security System.
- Recycled the handmade 1920s chimney brick into flooring.
- Reinforced the building’s foundation.
- Restored the school’s front room and gable.
- Completed most of the interior woodwork.
- Refurbished the blackboards.
- Restored the outdoor privies and water well.
- Initiated the first phase of the landscape plan.