Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Reidville Public School

Marker ID: SCHM 42-1
Location: Corner of Road 62 and College St., Reidville
County: Spartanburg
Coordinates: N 34° 51.646    W 082° 6.864
  34.86076666    -82.1144
Style: Free Standing **


Built in 1948 on the site of Reidville Female College (operated 1871 to 1901), one of two private schools founded in 1857 by Rev. Robert Harden Reid and located on lands given by James N. Gaston, James Wakefield, and Anthony Wakefield. Reidville Male Academy (1857 - 1905) occupied building 1/2 mile east. The schools were combined in 1905