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Reidville Academy Girls Dorm-Reidville, South Carolina

Initially a dorm for the girls who attended the Reidville Cemale Academy, it later became a teacher age (housing for teachers). Built in 1858, it shares some simple Second Empire details. It’s mansard roof can’t be seen in these photos.

The school building for the Female Academy no longer stands.

Reference: Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of South Carolina. A history of Spartanburg county. [Spartanburg]: Band & White.

Reidville Academy Faculty House-Reidville, South Carolina

First built as housing for the principal of the Reidville Male Academy, this Greek Revival home evolved into a teacherage. Built in 1858, the house has also served as a private residence and museum.