African American School Site

African American School Site (HM66P)

Location: Pendleton, SC 29670 Anderson County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 39.154', W 82° 46.917'

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The one-room frame public school organized shortly after the Civil War, housed 76 students and 1 teacher by 1870. The school term lasted 1 month and 10 days. Jane Harris Hunter, founder of the Phillis Wheatley centers for working girls, attended the school for 3 years. She wrote the book, A Nickel and a Prayer. Vance Street is named after the family of Rev. Augustus Thomas Vance, who served as the school trustee.
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HM NumberHM66P
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Marker Number4-24
Year Placed1995
Placed ByNational Alumni Association, Anderson County Training School, and Riverside School
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 1:35pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 336700 N 3835959
Decimal Degrees34.65256667, -82.78195000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 39.154', W 82° 46.917'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 39' 9.24" N, 82° 46' 55.02" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 Vance St, Pendleton SC 29670, US
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