Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Kelly Miller (1863-1939)

Marker ID: SCHM 20-16
Location: on Congress Street between Moultrie and Palmer Streets, Winnsboro
County: Fairfield
Coordinates: N 34° 13.514    W 081° 3.058
  34.22523333    -81.05096666
Style: Free Standing **


Born in Fairfield County, this renowned black educator attended Fairfield Institute, 1878-1880, and won a scholarship to Howard University, from which he graduated in 1886. After graduate work at Johns Hopkins, Miller received his A.M. and L.L.D. degrees (1901 and 1903) and was for many years professor and dean at Howard. His writings on race problems were widely read and used in major universities.

Erected by Fairfield County Historical Society - 1985


Two sided marker - Fairfield Institute