Historic Markers Across South Carolina

William Bullein Johnson (1782-1862)

Marker ID: SCHM 4-12
Location: Manning Street at First Baptist Church, Anderson
County: Anderson
Coordinates: N 34° 30.140    W 082° 38.803
  34.502333    -82.646717
Style: Free Standing **


President of Triennial, Southern, South Carolina Baptist Conventions. Johnson Female University, founded here in 1848 as Johnson Female Seminary, was named for him because of his support for female education. From 1853 to 1858, while chancellor of the ins