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

  • Admission & Fees

    Admission free

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    General Information


    Free Admission

    Special Tags

    Civil Rights

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages