Historic Heartland / Athens

Chestnut Grove School

610 Epps Bridge Rd.
Athens, GA 30606


Constructed by Athens' African-American community in 1896, it is one of the few remaining, single-room schoolhouses in Georgia. It was also used for social gatherings at holidays and for picnics during the summer months. The school house was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 28, 1984. Tours are available by appointment only.

Info & Amenities

  • Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Guided Tours / Guide Available

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages