Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Conway High School

Marker ID: SCHM 26-24
Location: on Laurel, south of 11th Ave, Conway, SC
County: Horry
Coordinates: N 33° 50.617    W 079° 03.192
  33.84361666    -79.0532
Style: Free Standing **


Conway High School was located here from 1929 to 1979. A two-story brick Classical Revival building, its cornerstone was laid in 1928 and the building was completed in 1929. Classes began that fall. Coastal Carolina Junior College (now Coastal Carolina University), founded in 1954, held evening classes in Conway High School from 1954 to 1963. The Conway High Class of 1979 was the last to graduate from the 1929 building, which was demolished in 1988.

Erected by Coastal Carolina University, 2009