Chestnut Consolidated School

Chestnut Consolidated School (HMZGQ)

Location: Little River, SC 29566 Horry County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 51.191', W 78° 40.765'

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Chestnut Consolidated Schools, which was located here 1954-1970, was built under the equalization program of Gov. James F. Byrnes, intended to preserve segregation by building new schools for blacks. Named to honor Horry County educator J.T. Chestnut (1885-1967), it educated African-American students in grades 1-12.

This school, consolidating schools in several northeastern Horry County communities, was a one-story brick building with two wings. After county schools desegregated in 1970, it became North Myrtle Beach High School and later North Myrtle Beach Middle School. The 1954 building was demolished in 1995.
Marker Number26-27
Year Placed2011
Placed ByThe Chestnut Consolidated High School Alumni Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 1:51am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 714691 N 3748300
Decimal Degrees33.85318333, -78.67941667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 51.191', W 78° 40.765'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 51' 11.46" N, 78° 40' 45.90" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4306 Arabella Way, Little River SC 29566, US
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