Hodges in Greenwood County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Allen University Alumni
Club of Greenville County
In Honor of
Established in 1870 by
The African Methodist Episcopal Church
Moved to Columbia, South Carolina in 1860
And Renamed Allen University
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education. In addition, it is included in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, and the Historically Black Colleges and Universities series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1970.
Location. 34° 17.046′ N, 82° 13.038′ W. Marker is in Hodges, South Carolina, in Greenwood County. Marker is on Allen University Road. Marker is located off the road on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hodges SC 29653, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Cokesbury and Masonic Female College and Conference School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Park’s / Greenwood County (approx. 1˝ miles away); Moorefield Memorial Highway (approx. 1.6 miles away); Tabernacle Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Good Hope Baptist Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); Greenville Presbyterian Church (approx. 6.7 miles away); Greenwood SC Memorial Marker (approx. 7.1 miles away); Old Greenwood Cemetery (approx. 7.1 miles away); Rock Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); Francis Salvador (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hodges.
Also see . . . Wikipedia Entry: Allen University. Allen University is a private, coeducational historically Black university located in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. (Submitted on September 5, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
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