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Oldest schoolhouse for Black children in US moving to museum

Workers prepare to move the original structure that held what is believed to be the oldest schoolhouse in the U.S. for Black children in Williamsburg, Virginia, on Friday, Feb. 10, 2023. (AP Photo/ Ben Finley)

Williamsburg, Virginia, USAP A building believed to be the oldest surviving schoolhouse for Black children in the US was hoisted onto a flatbed truck and moved a half-mile on Friday into Colonial Williamsburg, a Virginia museum that continues to expand its emphasis on African American history. Built 25 years before the American Revolution, the original […]