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The Charlotte Hawkins Brown Memorial State Historic Site in Sedalia is the first to honor a black person and the first to honor a woman. Brown founded Palmer Memorial Institute and led it for fifty years.
In Sedalia in 1902, Charlotte Hawkins Brown founded a unique private school for Afro-Americans, the Palmer Memorial Institute. She was 19. It became one of the finest schools for Afro-Americans in the nation. In 1987, it was designated a state historic site, the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Memorial.