Hickory Grove in York County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Hickory Grove Schools
Hickory Grove School, a two ~ story brick building constructed in 1916 on Peachtree St., was built for grades 1 ~ 11. In 1928 Hickory Grove High School, a one ~ story brick building, was constructed at the corner of Wylie Ave. and Wilkerson St. as a separate high school. The Works Progress Administration built a teacherage, bus shed, vocational building, and lunchroom in 1939.
The high school and elementary school closed in 1975 and 1998, respectively. The 1916 elementary school was demolished in 1998; the 1928 high school was demolished in 1990. The 1939 vocational building, lunchroom, and bus shed are still standing. In 2010 the vocational building houses a magistrate’s office, and the lunchroom houses a senior citizens’/community center.
Erected 2010 by Comporium and the Culture & Heritage Museums of York County. (Marker Number 46-44.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series list.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hickory Grove SC 29717, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hickory Grove (within shouting distance of this marker); Unity Academy (approx. 0.9 miles away); Town of Smyrna (approx. 4˝ miles away); First National Bank of Sharon (approx. 4.6 miles away); Town of Sharon / Sharon (approx. 4.7 miles away); Town of Sharon Stone Marker (approx. 4.7 miles away); Dickey - Sherer House (approx. 5.2 miles away); Blairsville Schools (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hickory Grove.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 640 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 1, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.