George C. Shaw Museum

African-American History Granville County Museum Oxford

Built in 1921, through the local Freedman's Board, Dr. George S. Shaw, established the Timothy Darling Presbyterian Church in 1888. Dr. Shaw founded the Mary Potter Academy, a parochial and boarding school for African-Americans in 1889.


  • 202 East McClanahan St. Oxford, NC


  • (919) 690-8055

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