Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Willington Academy

Marker ID: SCHM 33-2
Location: SC 81, Willington
County: McCormick
Coordinates: N 33° 58.303    W 082° 28.037
  33.971725    -82.467278
Style: Free Standing **


Two miles southwest is the site of this famous classical academy, which was established in 1804 by Rev. Moses Waddel, D.D., one of the greatest educators of his day. Here from 1804 to 1819 he taught hundreds of ambitious boys of great potentiality who became some of the South´s most notable men.. Their record is his greatest monument.

Erected by McCormick Lions Club - I962


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Wikipedia - Moses Waddel