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St. David's Academy

 
 
St. David's Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 10, 2010
1. St. David's Academy Marker
Inscription. The St. David's Society, organized in 1777 and chartered in 1778, built the first public academy in St. David's Parish mile northeast in 1786. Alexander McIntosh, George Hicks, Abel Kolb, William Pegues, and Thomas Evans were early officers. The academy was removed to this site about 1840 and the present building was erected in 1957.
 
Erected 1970 by Darlington County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 16-9.)
 
Location. 34° 30.36′ N, 79° 51.47′ W. Marker is in Society Hill, South Carolina, in Darlington County. Marker is on S. Main St. (U.S. 401) just from St. Davids Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Society Hill SC 29593, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Japonica Hall / Maj. J.J. Lucas (within shouting distance of this marker); Society Hill Presbyterian Church (approx. mile away); Caleb Coker House (approx. mile away); Society Hill Library Society (approx. 0.3 miles away); Zachariah W. Wines (approx. 0.4 miles away); Trinity Church (approx.
Wide view of the St. David's Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 8, 2010
2. Wide view of the St. David's Academy Marker
half a mile away); Henry C. Burn House (approx. half a mile away); Lawrence Faulkner / Simon Brown (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Society Hill.
 
Categories. Education
 
St. David's Academy (1957) image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 10, 2010
3. St. David's Academy (1957)
The present day buildings and campus of St. David's Academy
 
 
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