Grays Consolidated High School

Grays Consolidated High School (HMHIB)

Location: Early Branch, SC 29916 Jasper County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 40.453', W 81° 1.269'

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This school, built in 1927 andrebuilt in 1931, was one of manyconstructed in the late 1920s, assmall rural one- or two-room schoolswere consolidated into elementary orhigh schools in towns and cities.Built on land donated by Robert L.Robinson, it included grades 1-11until grade 12 was added in 1948-49.
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This school, designed by Columbiaarchitect James Hagood Sams (1872-1935), was burned by an arsonist in1929. It was rebuilt according toSams's plans in 1931, at a cost of$14,000. The Grays Consolidated HighSchool closed in the early 1970s.It was listed in the National Registerof Historic Places in 2007.
Marker Number27-25
Year Placed2008
Placed ByThe Grays School Preservation Committee, Alumni, and Friends of the School
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 12:29am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 498017 N 3615171
Decimal Degrees32.67421667, -81.02115000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 40.453', W 81° 1.269'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 40' 27.18" N, 81° 1' 16.14" W
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Area Code(s)843, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1358-1544 Grays Hwy, Early Branch SC 29916, US
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