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Creation Date

5-3-2012

Building Name

Old Graded School

Historic District

Madison Historic District

Description

Old Graded School 1 Madison GA

Madison is rich in history with a strong heritage that they’ve preserved through the generations. Founded in 1809, Madison is one of the best preserved antebellum towns in the South and has one of the largest historic districts in Georgia. Tourists come from all over the world to admire the beautifully preserved antebellum architecture. Madison was named in honor of James Madison, the fourth U.S. president.

This building was constructed in 1895 as one of the first graded public schools in the South. It is a fine old Romanesque Revival red brick building, Now it houses the Madison -Morgan Cultural Center , combines a rare treasure of the past with an active commitment to the future. It opened its doors to the public in 1976.

Contributing Building - Madison Historic District - National Register of Historic Places NRIS #74000696 and #89002159

Latitude, Longitude

33.59076944, -83.47250000

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Old Graded School; Madison -Morgan Cultural Center; Historic district; Morgan County (Ga.); Schools --- Georgia --- Madison --- Morgan County.

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