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Public dig day Saturday at Woodville School

The Woodville Rosenwald School on Route 17 in Ordinary will hold a public dig day, artifact display and grounds exhibition from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Spectators are invited to help with excavations at this historic African American school, see artifacts that have been found at Woodville, along with the former Bethel and Glenns/Dragon schools, learn about the history of black schools and education in Gloucester, and view the grounds of the Woodville School.

The historic school building is located at 4310 George Washington Memorial Highway, across the road from LightHouse Church. Saturday’s program is open to all ages. For more information, contact or

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