Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Williamston Female College

Marker ID: SCHM 4-16
Location: SC 20 across from Williamston Springs Park, Williamston
County: Anderson
Coordinates: N 34° 37.107    W 082° 28.727
  34.61845    -82.478783
Style: Free Standing **


This college was founded Feb. 12, 1872, by the Reverend Samuel Lander, DD, Methodist minister. The college building stood on this site until 1939. The school was removed to Greenwood, SC, Sept. 27, 1904, becoming Lander College in honor of the founder, wh