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Miss Arnold’s School House — Allendale, South Carolina


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This tiny one-room school house in Allendale was built in 1875 for teacher Augusta Salena Arnold. “Miss Arnold,” as she was known, was a passionate educator whose students came from Barnwell and Hampton counties, as Allendale County was not chartered until 1919. Miss Arnold taught here for the remainder of the nineteenth century. She died in 1929.

Miss Arnold's School House

Bill Segars of Hartsville, 2008 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

The school house originally sat near United States Highway 301. It was relocated to the grounds of the Salkehatchie Arts Council around 2006 and serves as an historical exhibit.

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Miss Arnold’s School House Info


Address: 609 Georgia Avenue, Allendale, SC 29810
GPS Coordinates: 33.013684,-81.304448


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2 Comments about Miss Arnold’s School House

SCIWAYNo Gravatar says:
January 26th, 2017 at 7:51 am

Very interesting! Thank you for sharing!

Eva Sue KirbyNo Gravatar says:
January 26th, 2017 at 7:31 am

My late grandmother, Lillian Calhoun Dyer, of Baldoc, S.C., told us that she taught music in a one room school house near Allendale. We have no pictures, but the time frame of Miss Armold’s death would be about right.




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