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Georgetown in Georgetown County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Winyah Schools

 
 
Winyah Schools Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 20, 2008
1. Winyah Schools Marker
Inscription. Winyah Indigo School District was created in 1885 to maintain public education in Georgetown. In 1887, the district assumed the existing school owned by the Winyah Indigo Society, established in 1755. Completed in 1908 was a building housing grades 1-10, which still stands. Winyah High, built here in 1938, was integrated 1970. It burned in 1981. The new high school of 1985 became Georgetown High when Winyah and Howard consolidated.
 
Erected 1985 by the senior classes of 1891–85. (Marker Number 22-20.)
 
Location. 33° 22.356′ N, 79° 17.193′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is on Highmarket Street east of Dozier Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown SC 29440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Bethesda Baptist Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mount Olive Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Howard School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert Stewart House
Georgetown High School image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 20, 2008
2. Georgetown High School
Marker is in front of this building.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Kaminski House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Landing of Lafayette (approx. 0.3 miles away); Methodists (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 785 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of grade 1-10 school building mentioned on the marker • Can you help?
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