Historic Markers Across Georgia

Ola Schoolhouse

Marker ID:  
Location: 101 Lake Dow Road, McDonough, GA
County: Henry
Coordinates: N 33° 26.475    W 084° 7.239
  33.44125    -84.12065
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Ola Schoolhouse
—Heritage Park Historical Village —

Prior to the 1950s, the "one room schoolhouse" was a standard feature in rural America. All students, regardless of age or grade, were frequently taught in one large classroom. This building served as the Ola Elementary School on Snapping Shoals Road in the 1940s. In the early 1950s, it was moved behind Sharon Baptist Church on North Ola Road and for Sunday school classes until being moved to Heritage Park in 2003.

Erected 2003 by Sharon Baptist Church.