Piedmont in Greenville County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Pepper School, established in 1914-15, was built on land donated "for the children of my community" by William A. Pepper (1829-1914). The school, with three teachers and about 75-100 students in grades 1-7 for much of its history, closed after the 1952-53 school year. The Augusta Road Ruritan Club bought the building in 1964, preserved it for the community, and meets there now.
Erected 2010 by Augusta Road Ruritan Club. (Marker Number 23-40.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1964.
Location. 34° 42.217′ N, 82° 23.583′ W. Marker is in Piedmont, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker is at the intersection of Augusta Road (U.S. 25) and Ray Road on Augusta Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Piedmont SC 29673, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Luther Samuel Payne (approx. 2.6 miles away); Garrison Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away); Rose Hill Cemetery (approx. 3˝ miles away); Donaldson Air Force Base / Captain John O. Donaldson (approx. Old Livestock Corral (approx. 3.8 miles away); James Lawrence Orr (approx. 3.8 miles away); William Edgeworth Beattie (approx. 3.8 miles away); Henry Pinckney Hammett (approx. 3.8 miles away); Reese Family Cemetery (approx. 3.8 miles away); Joe Ronnie Hooper (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Piedmont.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,248 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 3, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.