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Lawtonville Crossroads in Hampton County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Morrison Academy

 
 
Morrison Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, August 2008
1. Morrison Academy Marker
Inscription.  In old Lawtonville Community, across from this site, was the first Morrison Academy. a one-room elementary and college preparatory school. It was later moved 3.4 miles north of here on Orangeburg Road to be near the home of Rev. John Timothy Morrison, headmaster from 1865-1905, minister, legislator, Lt. C.S.A.
 
Erected 1969 by Hampton County Tricentennial Commission. (Marker Number 25-7.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 45.092′ N, 81° 16.297′ W. Marker is in Lawtonville Crossroads, South Carolina, in Hampton County. Marker is at the intersection of Orangeburg Road (State Highway S-25-19) and State Highway S-25-20 on Orangeburg Road. At the Lawtonville Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Estill SC 29918, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lucile Ellerbe Godbold (approx. 1.8 miles away); Estill Presbyterian Church (approx.
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1.9 miles away); Lawtonville Church (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Lawtonville Church (approx. 5˝ miles away); Beech Branch Baptist Church (approx. 7.3 miles away); Gifford Rosenwald School (approx. 8 miles away); Old Pocotaligo Road, March From The Sea (approx. 10.6 miles away); Hampton Colored School (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
Morrison Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Morrison Academy Marker
Morrison Academy Marker site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. Morrison Academy Marker site
Remains of the Lawtonville Baptist Church at Lawtonville (Estill,) SC..2nd site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,186 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 19, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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