Graniteville Academy

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Street Address:
103 Canal Street Graniteville, SC

Site Number:
Site Number:
No Site Number
Date Surveyed:
June 1977
Construction Date:
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Recreation & Culture
Construction Method:
Signficant Architectural Features:
Westward-facing structure consists of a 2-story rectangular-shaped main block and 2 one story projecting wings situated at the north and south ends respectively. Like the other Early Gothic Revival edifices in Graniteville, this one has red brick foundations, board-and batten exterior wall construction, vergeboard trim, 6/6 double hung wood sash windows, and a steep, slate-covered gable roof. In the center of the main block, a gable dormer with vergeboard trim is features. The structure has a hip-roofed front porch which runs the length of the main block. At the rear, each one-story wing features a similar shed-roofed porch, while a small shed-roofed ell projects from the main block. The structure has 3 chimneys of red brick. Two of these, situated in the north wing and the main block respectively, are of the interior variety while the other situated at the south end of the main block is of the outside end variety. OUTBUILDINGS:
Historical Information:
When a family entered William Gregg's employment, he required then to send their children to school or else face heavy fines. Later served as local museum.
Source of Historical Information:
See NR into.
Archives Location:
Box 11, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014

Related place
Aiken County