Hartsville Public School – Hartsville, South Carolina
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This two-story brick structure in Hartsville was built as a public grade school in 1902 on land donated by Major James Lide Coker, founder of Coker College. In 1909 the building became a high school and operated until 1925.
Today the building is owned by Darlington County School District and is used as a warehouse.
Hartsville Public School is listed in the National Register as part of the East Home Avenue Historic District, which says the following about the area:
The East Home Avenue Historic District is significant for its association with the residential development of Hartsville from ca. 1850 to ca. 1938; as a reflection of the diverse architectural styles and influences of that period; and for its association with the leading figures of the town’s history. Home Avenue has historically been the major residential street in Hartsville since it was laid out and landscaped in 1890. This district specifically illustrates the residential and commercial/industrial growth of Hartsville for the period ca. 1890 to ca. 1938. The district is a collection of 60 primarily residential properties, 54 of which contribute to the historic character of the district and 6 which are non-contributing. Architectural styles and influences include Colonial Revival, Classical Revival, Craftsman, and Bungalow.
Hartsville Public School Info
Address: 606 East Home Avenue, SC 29550
Hartsville Public School Map
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