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Leesville in Saluda County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Delmar School

 
 
Delmar School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
1. Delmar School Marker
Inscription.  This school, established in 1896 as both a grammar and high school, was built as a 1-room building and was expanded to 3 rooms by 1900. With as many as 4 teachers and well over 100 students in its best years, Delmar School taught over 600 students in its 56-year history. Though the high school (grades 8-10) closed in the mid-1930s the grammar school (grades 1-7) continued to serve the Delmar community until it closed in 1952.
 
Erected 1996 by Students and Friends of Delmar School. (Marker Number 41-8.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
 
Location. 34° 1.257′ N, 81° 31.4′ W. Marker is in Leesville, South Carolina, in Saluda County. Marker is on SC Highway 391, on the right when traveling south. Marker is at the intersection of SC Highway 391 and Old Delmar School Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 113 Old Delmar School Road, Leesville SC 29070, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Delmar School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hare’s Mill
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(approx. 2.9 miles away); Old Lexington Baptist Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); Hartley House (approx. 7.4 miles away); Lee's Tavern Site (approx. 7.6 miles away); Old Batesburg-Leesville High School (approx. 7.6 miles away); Site of the "Swamp Rabbit" Bridge / The Swamp Rabbit (approx. 7.8 miles away); Blinding of Isaac Woodard (approx. 8 miles away); Batesburg Institute (approx. 8.4 miles away); Flat Grove (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leesville.
 
Regarding Delmar School. The building is now the home of the Delmar Nutrition Site in Leesville, South Carolina.
 
Delmar School - Northeast View image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
2. Delmar School - Northeast View
Delmar School - West View image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
3. Delmar School - West View
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,128 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

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