Cooper's Academy / Bethesda Methodist Church

Cooper's Academy / Bethesda Methodist Church (HMIL3)

Location: Lake City, SC 29560 Williamsburg County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 45.72', W 79° 40.379'

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[Front]:
Cooper's Academy, built in 1905-06, was a private boarding school for the black children of this community until 1927, and a public school 1927-1958. Founded by Moses Cooper, H.J. Cooper, and Ada E. Martin, it was first called Cooper's Academy, Normal and Industrial Institute for Colored Youth. The school closed in 1958 when black schools at Battery Park and Cades were consolidated.

[Reverse]:
Bethesda Methodist Church, founded in 1879, was organized in a brush arbor. Its first permanent church, a one-room sanctuary built about 1884, stood 1/4 mi. W. The congregation bought a two-acre site here in 1893, and soon built a one-room frame church. The church was rebuilt in 1971, during the pastorate of Rev. J.B. Bowen.
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HM NumberHMIL3
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Marker Number45-15
Year Placed2009
Placed ByCooper Academy / Bethesda Methodist Church History Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 1:09pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 622892 N 3736558
Decimal Degrees33.76200000, -79.67298333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 45.72', W 79° 40.379'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 45' 43.20" N, 79° 40' 22.74" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1970-2074 Cade Rd, Lake City SC 29560, US
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