Classic South / Sandersville

Thomas Jefferson Elder Community Center ca. 1890

316 Hall St.
Sandersville, GA 31082


A community center built on the original site of the Elder School, where education for the African American Children of Washington County had its first founding. The school was built on the Rosenwald Plan and African-American artifacts, archives and memorabilia can be seen while touring the museum. Cultural, academic and special activities are held here for the community. An auditorium with a stage provides space for concerts and other large group activities. The center has one classroom/meeting room, a kitchen, and a computer lab. On the National Register of Historic Places.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Tuesday: 2:00PM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 2:00PM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission 0.00

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Free Parking, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Maps & Brochures Available, Meeting Facilities, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible

    Near Interstate Highway

    16, 75

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages