Midway in Liberty County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Dorchester Academy Boy's Dormitory
Erected 1990 by Georgia Historic Marker. (Marker Number 089-27.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 31° 48.09′ N, 81° 27.901′ W. Marker is in Midway, Georgia, in Liberty Click for map. 1.9 miles west of junction with US 17/Ga 25. Marker is in this post office area: Midway GA 31320, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dorchester Academy (here, next to this marker); We want a school, we need a Teacher 1870-1872 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Growth Of Dorchester Academy 1874 - 1930s (within shouting distance of this marker); Elizabeth Moore at Dorchester Academy 1925-1932 (within shouting distance of this marker); Midway Congregational Church 1872 - Present (within shouting distance of this marker); The Story of the "Bell" at Dorchester Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Working Together at the Dorchester Cooperative Center 1930s-1940s (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil Liberties at Dorchester Cooperative Center 1940 - present (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Midway.
Regarding Dorchester Academy Boy's Dormitory. Entry on National Register of Historic Places:
The Dorchester Academy Boys' Dormitory on the site was built in 1935, was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1986, and was declared a U.S. National Historic Landmark in 2006.
8787 East Oglethorpe Highway (US 84) , Midway
♦ Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
♦ Architect, builder, or engineer: Awsumb,George
♦ Architectural Style: Other, Colonial Revival
♦ Area of Significance: Black, Education, Architecture
♦ Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
♦ Owner: Private
♦ Historic Function: Education
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Categories. • African Americans • Education •
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