Yardley Warner

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Yardley Warner (1815 - 1885) was a Quaker educator, lawyer, and minister who helped established schools for African Americans after the American Civil War.[1]

Warner was born in Pennsylvania. He established the neghborhood now known as Warnersville in Greensboro, North Carolina selling lots to African Americans.[2] In 1876 he established Warner Institute in Jonesboro, Tennessee.[3]


  1. "Warner, Yardley | NCpedia". dev.ncpedia.org.
  2. "Yardley Warner". Greensboro Daily Photo.
  3. "Warner Institute - Jonesborough - TN - US". Historical Marker Project.

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