Still Caring...Still DreamingThe establishment of John de la Howe School, the second oldest institution in the Carolinas, is one of the first examples of individual philanthropy that is found in the history of child-caring institution in the United States. The purpose of Dr. de la Howe's gift was to help dependent and neglected children, Founded in 1797 at the passing of the Dr. John de la Howe, an emigre from either "the north of France, or Holland, or perhaps Flanders," the John de la Howe School still stands as a place where children from throughout the state of South Carolina come to learn basic life skills and behaviors.
|Series||This marker is part of the South Carolina: South Carolina Heritage Corridor series|
|Placed By||South Carolina Heritage Corridor|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 3:35pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 368433 N 3758079|
|Decimal Degrees||33.95500000, -82.42388333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 57.3', W 82° 25.433'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 57' 18.00" N, 82° 25' 25.98" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||864, 803|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 16000 Gettys Rd, McCormick SC 29835, US|
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