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Eleventh District A and M School South Georgia College Historic District

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Built  1906 (1906)
Opened  1906
Added to NRHP  21 May 2010
NRHP Reference #  10000274
Area  19 ha
Eleventh District A & M School-South Georgia College Historic District httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Location  Roughly bounded by College Park Dr., Brooks & Tiger Rds., Douglas, Georgia
Architect  Bleckley, Haralson; Abreu & Robeson
Architectural style  International Style, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals

The Eleventh District A & M School—South Georgia College Historic District is a part of South Georgia State College in Douglas, Georgia. Ten of its buildings are listed as contributing properties.

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History

The Eleventh District A & M School was one of the original eleven regional high schools created by the Georgia General Assembly in 1906. The school evolved into a junior collegeone of the first state-supported junior colleges in the state. It was named South Georgia State Junior College from 1927 to 1929, South Georgia State College from 1929 to 1936, South Georgia College from 1936 until sometime in the early 2010s, when it was named South Georgia State College again.

There are ten campus buildings built between 1907 and 1958 which are listed as contributing buildings. Three are Peterson Hall (originally the Academic Building), and original dormitories Davis Hall and Powell Hall. These all date from 1907 and were designed by the Atlanta architect Haralson Bleckley.

Contributing buildings

  • Peterson Hall (1907)
  • Davis Hall (1907)
  • Powell Hall (1907)
  • College Dining Hall (now IT-Nursing Building) (1927)
  • Golf Shack (ca. 1927)
  • Clower Gymnasium (1936)
  • Thrash Hall (1939)
  • Alumni House (president's House) (1953)
  • Tanner Hall (1956)
  • Stubbs Hall (1958)
  • Campus buildings
  • References

    Eleventh District A & M School-South Georgia College Historic District Wikipedia


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