The S.C. Agricultural and Mechanical Institute opened at Clafin in 1872 and was the predecessor of S.C. State University, founded in 1896. Claflin, associated with and supported by the Methodist Church, featured in its early years industrial, manual, and agricultural training; primary and secondary education; and college-prep and college courses, including architecture, law, teacher education, and theology. It was renamed Claflin College in 1979.
|Placed By||Claflin College|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 1:39am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 513504 N 3706414|
|Decimal Degrees||33.49716667, -80.85461667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 29.83', W 80° 51.277'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 29' 49.80" N, 80° 51' 16.62" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 103-121 Claflin Cir, Orangeburg SC 29115, US|
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