Oakland Academy - GHM 061-2 - Gilmer Co., GA
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N 34° 38.091 W 084° 23.232
16S E 739506 N 3835655
Quick Description: Oakland Academy state historic marker located on GA 52 eight miles east of Ellijay.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 7/30/2008 3:26:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM4AMV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member GA Cacher
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Long Description:

Oakland Academy


The educational center for this ection for years, Oakland Academy was established in 1867, following the War Between the States, by Nathan T. Tabor and John E. Robeson, first teacher. Originally a private chool, it was operated for many years as a church school by the ME Church (South). Students attended the academy from this an surrounding counties. In 1920, when the privae school was discontinued, the property was deeded to Gilmer County for a county school. Early teachers included John B. Roberson, W.F. Cruselle, Mary Lewis, Rev. Walter Dillard, Emma Tabor, Harriet E. Tabor, Mary Kirby and John S. Hudson.

GHM 061-2 Georgia Historical Commission 1957

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 061-2

Date: 1957

Sponsor: Not listed

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