Lee County Training School

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Lee County Training School
Lee County Training School, March 2007
Lee County Training School is located in North Carolina
Lee County Training School
Lee County Training School is located in the United States
Lee County Training School
Location806 S. Vance St., Sanford, North Carolina
Coordinates35°28′25″N 79°10′58″W / 35.47361°N 79.18278°W / 35.47361; -79.18278Coordinates: 35°28′25″N 79°10′58″W / 35.47361°N 79.18278°W / 35.47361; -79.18278
Area2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built1927 (1927)
Built byBoykin, A. L. "Link"
MPSLee County MPS
NRHP reference #00001551[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 28, 2000

Lee County Training School, also known as the W. B. Wicker School, is a historic school building located at Sanford, Lee County, North Carolina. It is a one-story brick building dating to 1927 with additions in 1934 and 1949. The building is characterized by large windows alternating with pilasters. It served as Sanford and Lee County's African American high school until it was decommissioned as a high school in 1969. Classes were last held at the school in the late 1980s.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ J. Daniel Pezzoni (July 2007). "Lee County Training School" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-01-01.