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Beaufort Female Benevolent Society

 
 
Beaufort Female Benevolent Society Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
1. Beaufort Female Benevolent Society Marker
Inscription. The Society, founded in 1814 to educate and provide relief for destitute children, built this house in 1895 and leased it for many years, using the income to help the needy. Tenants included the Clover Club, which operated a circulating library here (1910-1917), and an infirmary (1917-1925). Funds from the 1982 sale of the house continue to provide relief for people in need.
 
Erected 1989 by Beaufort County Historical Society, Beaufort Female Benevolent Society. (Marker Number 7-21.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the South Carolina, Beaufort County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 32° 25.933′ N, 80° 40.259′ W. Marker is in Beaufort, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker is on Scott Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located across the Street from the city library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 308 Scott Street, Beaufort SC 29902, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beaufort Arsenal (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Henry Woodward, Surgeon 1646-1686 (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Smalls (about 400
Society House image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 22, 2009
2. Society House
The Beaufort Female Benevolent Society Marker can be seen at far left edge.
feet away, measured in a direct line); Tabernacle Baptist Church (about 400 feet away); Verdier House (about 500 feet away); First Fort (about 600 feet away); Richard V. Woods Memorial Bridge (about 700 feet away); Brigadier General Stephen Elliott CSA (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaufort.
 
Also see . . .  The Clover Club. (Submitted on February 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Society House image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
3. Society House
Beaufort Female Benevolent Society House and marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 22, 2009
4. Beaufort Female Benevolent Society House and marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,202 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2. submitted on December 22, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on February 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on December 22, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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