Bluffton in Beaufort County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Michael C. Riley Schools
(Reverse text):From 1954 to 1970 the elementary school educated Bluffton's black students in grades 1~8 and the high school educated Bluffton's and Hilton Head's black students in grades 9~12. After county schools were desegregated in 1970, it was an elementary school for Bluffton's black and white students until 1991. A new Michael C. Riley Elementary School opened nearby that same year.
Erected 2002 by The Michael C. Riley High School Alumni Assc. (Marker Number 7-29.)
Location. 32° 14.462′ N, 80° 51.752′ W. Marker is in Bluffton, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker is on Goethe Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. At the M C Riley Recreational Complex. Marker is in this post office area: Bluffton SC 29910, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow Bluffton United Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Church of the Cross (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bluffton, S.C. (approx. 0.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Palmetto Bluff (approx. 2.5 miles away); a different marker also named Palmetto Bluff (approx. 2.5 miles away); Pinckney Island (approx. 4.6 miles away); Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (approx. 4.6 miles away); St. Luke's Church (approx. 5.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bluffton.
Categories. • African Americans • Education •
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