St Paul's College, Lawrenceville, Virginia

St. Paul's Normal and Industrial School was founded on Sept. 24, 1888, by the Rev. James Solomon Russell (1857-1935). In 1906 it became a part of the American Church Institute for Negroes. On Dec. 30, 1941, the name was changed to St. Paul's Polytechnic Institute, and on Feb. 27, 1957, to St. Paul's College. St. Paul's is a four-year, historically African American college, and is a member of the Association of Episcopal Colleges.

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