Tubman High School

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Tubman High School
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Tubman High School is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Tubman High School
Tubman High School is located in the US
Tubman High School
Location 1740 Walton Way, Augusta, Georgia
Coordinates 33°28′25″N 81°59′51″W / 33.47361°N 81.99750°W / 33.47361; -81.99750Coordinates: 33°28′25″N 81°59′51″W / 33.47361°N 81.99750°W / 33.47361; -81.99750
Area 10 acres (4.0 ha)
Built 1917 (1917)
Architectural style Beaux Arts
NRHP Reference # 94000154[1]
Added to NRHP March 7, 1994

Tubman High School is a historic high school building in Augusta, Georgia. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 7, 1994. It is located at 1740 Walton Way. It was named for Augusta philanthropist Emily Tubman and was founded as Neely’s Institute in 1874. A new Tubman High School building was funded by a bond issue and constructed in 1917 according to designs by G. Lloyd Preacher. The 3-story brick building's design is considered Beaux Arts architecture and includes terra cotta. It was the area's only public high school for girls until the 1950s.[2]

It became a co-educational junior high school in 1951 and is now a middle school.[2]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b Tubman High School National Park Service