Stilesboro Academy

Stilesboro Academy (HM2310)

Location: Cartersville, GA 30120 Bartow County
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N 34° 6.183', W 84° 55.033'

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Prior to the Civil War the state did not provide for public education. Consequently, the settlers in the Stilesboro community decided to erect an academy for the education of their children. A public subscription raised $5,000 to erect the school. In 1864, Federal troops occupied the school and the motto above the stage in Latin "To God and Country" which is the logo at West Point probably saved the academy from the torch. In 1939, the school was closed and the Ladies Improvement Club saved the building and continued the annual Chrysanthemum Show which is now in its 100th year.
HM NumberHM2310
Placed ByThe Etowah Valley Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, November 19th, 2017 at 4:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 692123 N 3775540
Decimal Degrees34.10305000, -84.91721667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 6.183', W 84° 55.033'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 6' 10.98" N, 84° 55' 1.9800000000001" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14 Taff Rd, Cartersville GA 30120, US
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