Long Creek Academy – Long Creek, South Carolina
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Completed in 1914, Long Creek Academy in Oconee County was one of six “Mountain Mission Schools” constructed with assistance from the Southern Baptist Convention. It later became an state-accredited private high school and operated as such until the mid-1950s.
Long Creek Academy helped educate dozens of Baptist ministers in upstate South Carolina. Sold in the 1970s, the building is now the headquarters of a local whitewater rafting company. The school was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.
SCIWAY thanks Gary DuBose of Seneca, who took this picture in February 2012.
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