The Finishing School
The antebellum home of Senator Oliver Prince was known as “The Oaks” near Kingston. Prior to the Civil War, a boarding school was operated in this home and was called “The finishing School”. Well known families of Georgia have been associated with the home including Dr. Alex Harris , whose son, Nat Harris, was Governor of Georgia and founder of Georgia Tech.
Source: “Historic Bartow County, Circa 1828-1866” by Etowah Valley Historical Society