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Wynnton Academy’s “Old Brick Schoolhouse,” Columbus’ First Example of Historic Preservation and Adaptive Reuse

Posted on August 25th, 2013

REMARKS ON THE OCCASION OF THE DEDICATION OF THE HISTORIC MARKER AT THE OLD BRICK SCHOOLHOUSE, WYNNTON SCHOOL, COLUMBUS, GEORGIA August 24, 2013 Today we gather on hallowed ground to honor not just a very special, historic building that is 170 years old, but to honor what it stands for and the amazing story of … Read More »

Wynnton Academy Celebrates Its 170-Year History

Posted on August 22nd, 2013

Wynnton Arts Academy will celebrate its long, storied history at the heart of MIdTown on Wynnton Road with a marker dedication on Saturday, August 24 at 4:00 p.m. The school was founded in 1843 as Wynnton Academy, in a building that today serves as the school’s museum and a practice room for the music program. The building–with original hardwood … Read More »