Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Old Female Academy



Marker ID: SCHM 35-4
Location: 121 S. Marlboro Street, Bennettsville
County: Marlboro
Coordinates: N 34° 36.962    W 079° 40.981
  34.61603333    -79.68301666
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

The oldest part of this building served as Bennettsville Female Academy 1833-1881. It originally stood opposite First Methodist Church on East Main Street, was purchased in 1967 by Marlborough Historical Society, moved to its present location, and restored by public donations. Bennettsville Academical Society, organized about 1828, built the Academy.

Erected by Marlborough Historical Society - 1968