“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Red Hill in Franklin County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)

Red Hill School

Red Hill School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, September 16, 2006
1. Red Hill School Marker
Inscription.  In 1912, William Thomas Sosby donated 1.4 acres near this site for the Red Hill School. Originally for grades 1-6, the school added grades 7-9 in 1922. After consolidation in 1925, a new school building was constructed here on land donated by Sosby and C.C. Fain. Housing a gymnasium/auditorium with a stage for school plays and community activities and a community cannery, this site became the focal point of the unincorporated community of Red Hill. In 1971 a third school building was moved to Carnesville. Only the 1928 teacherage remains here.
Erected 1999 by The Georgia Historical Society and the Franklin County Historical Society. (Marker Number 59-1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1912.
Location. 34° 26.108′ N, 83° 15.638′ W. Marker is in Red Hill, Georgia, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Georgia Route 106 and Red Hill School Road, on the left when traveling
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west on State Route 106. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carnesville GA 30521, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Franklin County (approx. 4.7 miles away); Red Hollow Road (approx. 5˝ miles away); Stephens County High School (approx. 6 miles away); Carroll's Methodist Church (approx. 6 miles away); Old Federal Road Historic District (approx. 6.7 miles away); Double Branches Baptist Church (approx. 7.8 miles away); a different marker also named Carroll’s Methodist Church (approx. 7.8 miles away); Poplar Springs Methodist Camp Ground (approx. 9.3 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 10, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,103 times since then and 26 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 10, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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