Museum to unveil Oak Hill exhibit

  • Oak Hill Elementary School was the first and last combined all African-American school in Stephens County.
    Oak Hill Elementary School was the first and last combined all African-American school in Stephens County.
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 The Stephens County Historical Society will dedicate a new exhibit in the Stephens County History Museum.
    The exhibit will feature the Oak Hill Elementary School and its faculty.
    Oak Hill, in existence from 1955 to 1967, was the first and last combined all African-American elementary school in Stephens County.
    The Oak Hill Alumni Association has worked in conjunction with the historical  society on developing the exhibit.
    Charlene Echols is association president.
    The dedication will be held Thursday, Aug. 15, at 4:30 p.m. in the historic depot building.
    For more information, call 706-282-5055.