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Hampton Colored School

 
 
Hampton Colored School Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, September 2008
1. Hampton Colored School Marker
Inscription. Constructed for black students,this elementary school was built shortly after Hampton County School District purchased the land in the late 1920s. Two of the school's alumni of the 1930's and 1940s, brothers James F. and Julius C. Fields achieved national stature as actors, dancers, and choreographers in stage, television, and motion picture productions.
 
Erected 1989 by Hampton County Historical Society. (Marker Number 25-6.)
 
Location. 32° 52.111′ N, 81° 7.212′ W. Marker is in Hampton, South Carolina, in Hampton County. Marker is on Holly Street West near Patrick Drive, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hampton SC 29924, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Hampton Colored School (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II POW Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Legion Hut (approx. 0.3 miles away); James Washington Moore House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Hampton High School (approx. half a mile away); All Wars Memorial
Hampton Colored School Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Hampton Colored School Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Plywoods - Plastics Corporation / Westinghouse Micarta Division (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hampton County (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hampton.
 
Regarding Hampton Colored School. National Register of Historic Places :
Hampton Colored School (added 1991 - Building - #91000233)
♦ Historic Significance: Event, ♦Architecture/Engineering
♦Architect, builder, or engineer: Johnson,Ervin
♦Architectural Style: No Style Listed
♦Area of Significance: Architecture, Black, Education
♦Period of Significance: 1925-1949
♦Owner: Local Gov't
♦Historic Function: Education
♦Historic Sub-function: School
♦Current Function: Social
♦Current Sub-function: Civic
 
Also see . . .  Julius C. Fields. Male Performer Also known as: Julius Fields
Productions Dates of Production Hello, Dolly! (Original, Musical, Comedy) Performer: Julius Fields (Ensemble) - Replacement; Dance Captain: Julius Fields - Replacement Jan 16, 1964 - Dec 27, 1970
Kwamina (Original, Musical) Performer: Julius Fields (Dancer) Oct 23, 1961 - Nov 18, 1961
Hampton Colored School Marker looking west on Holly St. Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, September 7, 2008
3. Hampton Colored School Marker looking west on Holly St.

Finian's Rainbow (Revival, Musical, Comedy) Performer: Julius C. Fields (Dancer) May 23, 1960 - Jun 1, 1960
Saratoga (Original, Musical) Performer: Julius Fields (Ensemble) Dec 7, 1959 - Feb 13, 1960
West Side Story (Original, Musical, Drama) Performer: Julius Fields (Juano) - Replacement Sep 26, 1957 - Jun 27, 1959 (Submitted on September 22, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAfrican AmericansEducation
 
Hampton Colored School Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, September 7, 2008
4. Hampton Colored School
The National Register
Of Historical Places
South Carolina
Department of Archives
and History
Hampton Colored School
 
 
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