May Erwin Talmedge Auditorium

The May Erwin Talmedge Auditorium at the Tamassee DAR School was built 1950. The building is named for May Erwin Talmadge, President General of the National Society, DAR from 1944-1947. The school is one of only two in the United States created by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). Funding for the Tamassee DAR School was provided primarily by state chapters of the DAR from all across the country. The Tamassee DAR School was also the first site in South Carolina of the Wil Lou Gray Opportunity School, a significant early twentieth century initiative in the state to improve adult literacy.

Location: Tamassee, South Carolina.

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