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Sumterville Academy

 
 
Sumterville Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Sumterville Academy Marker
Inscription.
This site of one acre was given in
1837 for use for a public school by
Col. John Blount Miller
(1782-1851)

Lieutenant-Colonel in the War of 1812, a public-spirited citizen and advocate of education; attorney, orator, writer, founder of the Sumterville Library Society and Baptist Church; first notary public (1805) and Commissioner in Equity (1817-1851) for Sumter District .
 
Erected 1950 by Sumter County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 43-24.)
 
Location. 33° 55.278′ N, 80° 20.687′ W. Marker is in Sumter, South Carolina, in Sumter County. Marker is on North Washington Street (US 76, US 521), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located between West Liberty Street and West Hampton Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Sumter SC 29150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sumter District Confederate Dead (a few steps from this marker); Temple Sinai (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Tuomey Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sumter's Court Houses (approx. 0.2 miles away); Potter's Headquarters / Federal Order Of Battle
Sumterville Academy Marker and the Confederate Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud
2. Sumterville Academy Marker and the Confederate Memorial
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Sumter World War II Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Thomas Sumter 1734 -1832 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clara Louise Kellogg (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sumter.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 727 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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