Tag Archives: Newton County

Historic Newborn Schoolhouse-Newborn, Georgia

Newton County

Built in 1924, the school served the Newborn community until the 1950s. The community came together in 2009 to fully restore the schoolhouse. It’s a contributing property to the Newborn Historic District.

Rose Hill School, Georgia

Porterdale, Newton County

Built in 1937 by the Bibb Manufacturing Company, the school was built to educate the school children of the local mill workers. Rose Hill was the segregated Black community in the northern part of Porterdale. It was placed on the 2020 Places in Peril list by the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation because of it’s lack of use and upkeep.