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Warrenville in Aiken County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Jacksonville School / Jacksonville Lodge

 
 
Jacksonville School  Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Jacksonville School Marker
Inscription.
Jacksonville School
Jacksonville School, built by the Jacksonville Lodge in 1895, taught the black children of this community until 1936. Grades 1-7, with two teachers, met in two classrooms on the first floor, without electricity or running water. The Jacksonville Community Commission acquired and renovated the building in 1991-92.

Jacksonville Lodge
This building was constructed in 1895 by the Jacksonville Lodge, Grand United Order of Odd Fellows, a black fraternal organization. The lodge was led by Rev. Robert L. Mabry (1867-1943), also pastor of nearby Storm Branch Baptist Churches 1898-1943. The Odd Fellows met here on the second floor for many years.
 
Erected 2005 by The Jacksonville Community Commission, Inc., in Memory of Founding President Erwin M. Robinson. (Marker Number 2-28.)
 
Location. 33° 29.992′ N, 81° 50.542′ W. Marker is in Warrenville, South Carolina, in Aiken County. Marker is at the intersection of Huber Clay Road (State Highway 66) and Shephard Estates Drive, on the left when traveling south on Huber Clay Road. Click for map. Located between Shepherd Estates Drive and Lee Drive. Marker is in this post office area: Warrenville SC 29851, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Jacksonville Lodge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 16, 2010
2. Jacksonville Lodge Marker
At least 10 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jefferson High School / Rev. Austin Jefferson, Sr. (approx. 1.3 miles away); Storm Branch Baptist Church (approx. 3.8 miles away); William Gregg (approx. 5 miles away); Graniteville Mill (approx. 5 miles away); 200th Anniversary of the United States (approx. 5 miles away); Graniteville Train Derailment (approx. 5.1 miles away); Beech Island Baptist Church (approx. 5.1 miles away); Beech Island Agricultural Club (approx. 5.4 miles away); Historic Church (approx. 5.4 miles away); Downer Institute & School / Downer School, 1924–1986 (approx. 5.4 miles away).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. About the Storm Branch Baptist Church
 
Categories. African AmericansEducationFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsNotable Buildings
 
Jacksonville School / Jacksonville Lodge Marker, looking north along Huber Clay Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 16, 2010
3. Jacksonville School / Jacksonville Lodge Marker, looking north along Huber Clay Road
Jacksonville School / Jacksonville Lodge Marker along Huber Clay Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 16, 2010
4. Jacksonville School / Jacksonville Lodge Marker along Huber Clay Road
Jacksonville School / Jacksonville Lodge image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 16, 2010
5. Jacksonville School / Jacksonville Lodge
present day; seems to be a re-creation as there is no second floor as mentioned on the marker
 
 
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