Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Miss Izard's School



Marker ID: SCHM 10-44
Location: on President Place near President Street, Charleston, SC.
County: Charleston
Coordinates: N 32° 47.274    W 079° 57.075
  32.7879    -79.95125
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

This house, the home of the Frazer and Izard families, was built at 7 Short Court (now President´s Place) by 1872. Anna Eliza Izard (1850-1945), niece of Revs. James B. and Abram Middleton, was a graduate of the Avery Normal Institute and taught school here for many years. Mamie Garvin Fields (1888-1987), a Middleton descendant, described life at 5 & 7 Short Court in Lemon Swamp and Other Places (1983).

Erected 2004 by The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture.


Notes:

Two sided: The Parsonage