After a fire in the early 1920s destroyed her school, principal Ada Jenkins worked to raise money to build a new school, which became the first school for colored children in Davidson. This school is now the main building of the Ada Jenkins Center.
Ada Jenkins School House and Heritage Hall
212 Gamble Street
Davidson, NC 28036
Latitude: 35° 29' 56.4" N
Longitude: -80° 51' 12.2394" W
Exit 30 off I-77. Turn east onto Griffith Street. Turn right onto Sloan Street. Turn left onto Gamble Street. The center will be on the right.