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Edgefield in Edgefield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Original Site of Furman Academy

 
 
Original Site of Furman Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 10, 2008
1. Original Site of Furman Academy Marker
Inscription.
1826
Original site of Furman Academy and Theological Institution.
Marked by the Old 96 District Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
1926

 
Erected 1926 by Old 96 District Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 33° 47.667′ N, 81° 55.733′ W. Marker is in Edgefield, South Carolina, in Edgefield County. Marker is on Church Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located about 100 feet south of the intersection of Church and Brooks Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Edgefield SC 29824, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Village Academy / Furman Academy and Theological Institute (here, next to this marker); First Baptist Church / Village Cemetery (approx. mile away); Industrial History (approx. 0.3 miles away); Religion & Education (approx. 0.3 miles away); A History of Violence (approx. 0.3 miles away); Political Heritage
Original Site of Furman Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 24, 2011
2. Original Site of Furman Academy Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Name "Edgefield" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Agricultural History (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Booth-Toney Shootout of 1878 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Israel Mukashy Building (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Edgefield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Furman University. (Submitted on October 19, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Furman University. Furman University is a private, coeducational, non-sectarian university in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. (Submitted on October 19, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Education
 
Original Site of Furman Academy Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 10, 2008
3. Original Site of Furman Academy Monument
Original Site of Furman Academy Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 10, 2008
4. Original Site of Furman Academy Monument
Original Site of Furman Academy Marker seen with southbound Church Street in background image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
5. Original Site of Furman Academy Marker seen with southbound Church Street in background
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 886 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   2. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3, 4. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   5. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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