Cedar Grove School-Cedar Grove Community, Georgia

The Cedar Grove School was built in the community of Cedar Grove in 1926, and it was expanded in 1939. It served the local community until 1970.

This was likely a teacherage which provided housing for teachers.

While the building resembles a Rosenwald, it is not one. The Rosenwald Schools were publicly available. Many schools used the plans because their designs were easy to implement, and they considered using natural light when some schools may not have electricity.

The red boot advertising the Cedar Grove Opry.

It’s officially now known as the Cedar Grove Community Center. In 2019, the community reopened it after a complete restoration and began to use the auditorium for the Cedar Grove Opry. The sign on the boot says it happened the 2nd Saturday of each month. I suspect that it’s opening near the start of COVID ended the community‘s attempt to his regular entertainment at the school complex.

Campus view

Sources: Dirt Roads, Country Churches and Small Towns

WMAZ news report on the school

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