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

Howard School

 
 
Howard School Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 20, 2008
1. Howard School Marker
Inscription. After purchasing this land January 1, 1866, Georgetown Colored Academy built a school here. By 1908 the old building ad been torn down and a new school built, its name changed to Howard. The elementary department moved into a new structure on Kaminski Street in 1938; the high school followed in 1949. After the 1984 graduation, predominantly black Howard merged with mostly white Winyah School to form Georgetown High School.
 
Erected 1986 by Georgetown Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta. (Marker Number 22-21.)
 
Location. 33° 22.305′ N, 79° 16.971′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is at the intersection of Duke Street and King Street, on the left when traveling east on Duke Street. 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. Mount Olive Baptist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bethesda Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Methodists (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bethel Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Beth Elohim Cemetery
Marker at Empty Lot image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 20, 2008
2. Marker at Empty Lot
(approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Winyah Schools (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph Hayne Rainey (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Categories. African AmericansColonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 982 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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