Memorial School was erected on the occasion of 130 anniversary of the first Serbian uprising and has an interesting prehistory. On the eve of World War 1912th years. HM King Peter I visited the historic Orašac. Then he was asked to farmers instead of the monument Karadjordje and rebels raise educational building. The king has promised to raise the school as soon as the memorial foundation in Oplenac. What is promised Karađorđev grandson met the son of King Peter King Alexander I Karadjordjevic. By his order 1923rd years. Orašac in the committee formed to build the memorial school. In raising this beautiful edifice, the work of architects Peter Gačića, participated in the entire Kingdom. The first item 100,000 dinars gave the king a Danube banovina provided 800,000 dinars. Orašani gave labor and collected 300,000 dinars. Based schools are sanctified 1927th in a building, led by G.D. Airović from Arandjelovac the Italian from Palermo, who remained in the country of their captivity, completed in 1932. year. This school was built as a monument to whose construction has invested about 2 million.
The ceremonial consecration of the schools of the 15th February 1933rd years on behalf of His Holiness Patriarch Vicar Bishop Barnabas did g. Tikhon, was attended by HM King Alexander I Karadjordjevic. It was a big folk festival in honor of the great Leader and his fellow soldiers.
The school consists of ground floor and first floor. It is built of granite blocks treated nicely and with extreme precision. Arched windows, some of which are in the form trifoli, with well-treated columns, and many other characteristic features, and processed an average of detail, giving the appearance nicely shaped school building, which is characterized by dynamism and stylistic unity. Above the door, on the marble slab is engraved text that reads:
NATIONAL SCHOOL - MEMORIAL TO insurrection KARADJORDJE in Orasac. HOIST ŠUMADIJA GRATEFUL FOR THIS HOME AND MEMORY OF GLORY AND OTHER GREAT KARAĐORĐE many other deserving ancestors 1804th YEAR AT THIS PLACE Digos UPRISING AND THE GREAT WORK OTPOČEŠE NATIONAL LIBERATION AND UNITY
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Photo: Saša Stojanović