Conway in Horry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Conway High School
Conway High School was located here from 1929 to 1979. A two-story brick Classical Revival building, its cornerstone was laid in 1928 and the building was completed in 1929. Classes began that fall. Coastal Carolina Junior College (now Coastal Carolina University), founded in 1954, held evening classes in Conway High School from 1954 to 1963. The Conway High Class of 1979 was the last to graduate from the 1929 building, which was demolished in 1988.
Erected 2009 by Coastal Carolina University. (Marker Number 26-24.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1929.
Location. 33° 50.613′ N, 79° 3.19′ W. Marker is in Conway, South Carolina, in Horry County. Marker is on Laurel Street south of 11th Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001 Laurel St, Conway SC 29527, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benjamin Grier Collins (approx. half a mile away); First Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away); The Wade Hampton Oak Welcome to Kingston Park! (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Historic Brick for this Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Woodward Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); Spivey Building (approx. 0.7 miles away); Peter Horry / Horry County (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Conway.
1. Burroughs High School.
It is unclear when/why the school name changed. To be "true" to history - the marker should have said at least (Burroughs High School)
— Submitted January 31, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,447 times since then and 231 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 10, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. 2. submitted on April 27, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 3, 4. submitted on October 10, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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