Historic Markers Across Georgia

Rockville School

Marker ID: GHM 117-3
Location: In Rockville south of Ga 16 at the school
County: Putnam
Coordinates: N 33° 19.571    W 083° 13.135
  33.32618684    -83.21891281
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM6ZQW
Rockville School Marker
Photo by Ken Moser


This school, built in 1889 consolidated in 1890 and graded in 1892, is said to have been the first Consolidated rural school in Georgia, also the first Standard rural school and the first Vocational rural school in the State. The first Trustees were: H.R. DeJarnette, Chairman, W.M. Flanagan, K.D. Little, W.M. Gregory and H.D. Welch. The first teachers were J.R. Lin and Miss Mary Baugh.

GHM 117-3 Georgia Historical Commission 1955

Rockville School
Rockville School
Photo by Ken Moser