Tamassee DAR School

Tamassee DAR School (HMI8K)

Location: Tamassee, SC 29686 Oconee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 53.204', W 83° 1.001'

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[Marker Front] Tamassee DAR School, founded by the S.C. Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) in 1919, was established in an area described as "remote but accessible where the need was greatest." It has long met the needs of children and families in crisis from the southern Appalachian Mountains. The S.C. Cottage, the first building on campus, was built by volunteers.

[Marker Reverse] At first a boarding school for girls and a day school for boys, Tamassee offers academic, vocational, and citizenship training. As a partner with the Oconee County School District, it served as an elementary and high school until 1965 and has since been an elementary school. The National Society of the DAR began funding the school in 1921 and continues to support its programs.
HM NumberHMI8K
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Marker Number37-19
Year Placed2009
Placed ByTamassee DAR School
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 2:50am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 315707 N 3862337
Decimal Degrees34.88673333, -83.01668333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 53.204', W 83° 1.001'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 53' 12.24" N, 83° 1' 0.06" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 140 Cherokee Foothills Scenic Hwy, Tamassee SC 29686, US
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