Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Marion in Marion County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Marion Academy

 
 
Marion Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 26, 2009
1. Marion Academy Marker
Inscription. This building, the first public school in Marion County, was built in 1886 by the Marion Academy Society, chartered in 1811. The Society, which had operated a private school here for almost seventy-years, then turned the school over to the Marion School district as the new public school. The Marion Graded School, which closed in 1976 after ninety years’ continuous service to the community, now houses the Museum of Marion County.
 
Erected 1996 by the Marion County Historical Society & the Pee Dee Committee, Colonial Dames of America, South Carolina. (Marker Number 34-12.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 34° 10.74′ N, 79° 24.174′ W. Marker is in Marion, South Carolina, in Marion County. Marker is on Wilcox Avenue north of West Godbold Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Willcox Ave, Marion SC 29571, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Town Hall and Opera House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marion County / Marion Courthouse (about 700 feet away); Francis Marion
Marion Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 26, 2009
2. Marion Academy Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); To the Dead and Living Confederate Soldiers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marion Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marion Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial Triangle (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Marion.
 
Categories. Education
 
The Former Marion Academy, Now the Museum of Marion County image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 26, 2009
3. The Former Marion Academy, Now the Museum of Marion County
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 596 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement