• History

    -1878 - Southern Home School 
     Location: Corner of Greenville and McDuffie Streets.
    Specs: A one-room school for white students.


    -1917- Anderson High School
    (Photo see Girls' High below)
    Location: Corner of Greenville and McDuffie Streets (old location of the Southern Home School )
    Specs: Larger building which housed both boys and girls for six years.


    -1923 - Boys' High
    South McDuffie Street
     Specs: High school only for boys. Used for thirty-nine years as Boys' High.

    What's there now:
    McDuffie High, a vocational school, was there until it closed in 1996. The site is currently the Hanna-Westside Extension campus where students can enroll in vocational education courses.


    -Girls' High 
    Location: Remained at Anderson High School Campus on the corner of

    Greenville Street and McDuffie Street
    Specs: Used from 1923 until 1961 when Girls' High moved to the new building on

    Marchbanks Avenue

    Girls' High changed its name to "Hanna High" in 1951.  The name was taken from its first principal.

    What's there now:
    The library occupied the site from the 1960's through the 1990's until it moved to its new site on

    McDuffie Street

    The Anderson Count Museum now occupies this building.


    -1961-1992 - T.L. Hanna High School
    (on Marchbanks Avenue)
    Location: on Marchbanks Avenue 

    Specs: Hanna High moved to Marchbanks in 1961 while Boy's High moved in 1963. The school then became known as T.L. Hanna High.
    McCants Middle school currently uses the old school. 


    -1992 - T.L Hanna High School (on Hwy. 81 N.)

    Picture of TL Hanna