Historic Markers Across South Carolina

African American School Site

Marker ID: SCHM 4-24
Location: Pendleton, SC, north side of Vance Street, near Broad
County: Anderson
Coordinates: N 34° 39.154    W 082° 46.917
  34.65256666    -82.78195
Style: Free Standing **


The one-room frame public school, organized shortly after the Civil War, housed 76 students and I teacher by 1870. The school term lasted 1 month and 10 days. Jane Harris Hunter, founder of the Phillis Wheatley centers for working girls, attended the scho