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Bennettsville in Marlboro County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Old Female Academy

 
 
Old Female Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 11, 2010
1. Old Female Academy Marker
Inscription. The oldest part of this building served as Bennettsville Female Academy 1833-1881. It originally stood opposite First Methodist Church on East Main Street, was purchased in 1967 by Marlborough Historical Society, moved to its present location, and restored by public donations. Bennettsville Academical Society, organized about 1828, built the Academy.
 
Erected 1968 by Marlborough Historical Society. (Marker Number 35-4.)
 
Location. 34° 36.962′ N, 79° 40.981′ W. Marker is in Bennettsville, South Carolina, in Marlboro County. Marker is on S. Marlboro St.. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 121 S. Marlboro St., Bennettsville SC 29512, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jennings-Brown House (a few steps from this marker); J.F. Kinney House / P.M. Kinney House (within shouting distance of this marker); General John McQueen (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bennettsville Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away); Confederate Civil War Monument (about 500 feet away); Bennettsville (about 500 feet away); Marlborough County Court House (about 500 feet away); Murchison School (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Bennettsville.
 
Categories. Education
 
Old Female Academy image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 11, 2010
2. Old Female Academy
The Old Female Academy is the building in the background. The foreground building is the Jennings-Brown House.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 394 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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