Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Walterborough Academy

Marker ID: SCHM 15-7
Location: Hampton Street. Walterboro
County: Colleton
Coordinates: N 32° 54.096    W 080° 39.616
  32.9016    -80.660267
Style: Free Standing **


Incorporated December 17, 1834, Walterborough Academy was the forerunner of the present city school system. Its trustees were Malachi Ford, John G. Godfrey, Thomas Riggs,
James C. McCants, John D. Edwards, David Campbell, and Archibald Campbell. The Reverend John B. Van Dyck served as preceptor until his death on February 17, 1840.

Erected by Colleton Historical Society - 1964