Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Young's School

Marker ID: SCHM 30-5
Location: about 5.5 miles N of Gray Court on SC 101, then right on Road 263 about 112 mile to marker site at junction of Roads 263 & 703
County: Laurens
Coordinates: N 34° 40.513    W 082° 03.861
  34.675217    -82.06435
Style: Free Standing **


Here at Young´s School in 1915, Dr. Wil Lou Gray (1883-1984) initiated for her native county of Laurens a seven-school program of night education for adults, which led to the adoption of a state-wide system and her national recognition as a tireless and effective opponent of illiteracy.

Erected by Young´s Community Association and Laurens County Historical Society - 1984