Howe Hall Plantation / Howe Hall Elementary School

Howe Hall Plantation / Howe Hall Elementary School (HMIOS)

Location: Goose Creek, SC 29445 Berkeley County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 58.774', W 80° 1.686'

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Howe Hall Plantation
Howe Hall Plantation was established here by Robert Howe about 1683 and passed to his son Job Howe (d. 1706), Speaker of the Commons House of Assembly 1700-05. Later owned by such prominent lowcountry families as the Middletons and Smiths, it was owned by James Vidal before the Civil War. During Reconstruction Vidal sold parcels to African American societies and individual freedmen for small farms.
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Howe Hall Elementary School
Howe Hall became an African American community made up of small family farms in the 1870s. It was nicknamed "Hog Hall" by locals who belittled the area's lower status when compared to the old plantation. Howe Hall Elementary School, serving grades 1-8, consolidated several local black schools and was built here in 1954. Integrated in 1967, it has been Howe Hall AIMS (Arts Infused Magnet School) Elementary since 2002.
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HM NumberHMIOS
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Marker Number8-42
Year Placed2007
Placed ByThe City of Goose Creek
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 9:40pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 590813 N 3649440
Decimal Degrees32.97956667, -80.02810000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 58.774', W 80° 1.686'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 58' 46.44" N, 80° 1' 41.16" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 115 Howe Hall Rd, Goose Creek SC 29445, US
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