Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Spartanburg Methodist College



Marker ID: SCHM 42-15
Location: Brawley St., Spartanburg, infront of Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church
County: Spartanburg
Coordinates: N 34° 57.309    W 081° 56.736
  34.95515    -81.9456
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

While minister of Duncan Memorial Methodist Church, the Rev. David E. Camak established the Textile Industrial Institute in the dwelling across the street to educate cotton mill workers. The institute opened Sept. 5, 1911, and its operation was soon assumed by the Methodist Church; it became a junior college in 1927. In 1974, the school was renamed Spartanburg Methodist College.

Erected by David E. Camak Society - 1988


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