Boiling Springs Academy

Boiling Springs Academy (HM5GW)

Location: Barnwell, SC 29812 Barnwell County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 8.122', W 81° 25.906'

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[Marker Front]:
Boiling Springs Academy was founded by the Boiling Springs Academical Society in 1823, with trustees Hansford Duncan, John Fowke, James Furse, William Gillette, Gideon Hagood, Frederick Hay, Lawrence Hext, James Higginbottom, Jennings O'Bannon, and Angus Patterson. The academy building, along with its records, was burned by Federal troops in February 1865.

[Marker Reverse]:
The academy was reopened, and the present one-room school building constructed, in 1908, largely through the efforts of Boiling Springs teacher Olive Hay. Students from grades one through seven attended the academy until it closed in 1947. The academy, which was purchased by Boiling Springs Presbyterian Church in 1969, now serves as a community center.
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HM NumberHM5GW
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Marker Number6-8
Year Placed1998
Placed ByBarnwell Co. Museum & Historical Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 7:15pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 459727 N 3666376
Decimal Degrees33.13536667, -81.43176667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 8.122', W 81° 25.906'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 8' 7.32" N, 81° 25' 54.36" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5494-5796 State Rd S-6-39, Barnwell SC 29812, US
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