Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
In 1918 Carrie Pollitzer, co-founder and assistant principal of the S.C. Kindergarten Training School, led a successful effort to enroll women in the College of Charleston. Mabel, a science teacher at Memminger High School, organized an early school lunch program there. She also served as chair and publicity director of the state National Woman’s Party and helped found the first free public library in Charleston County, which opened in 1931.
Erected 2006 by The Center For Women. (Marker Number 10-49.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Civil Rights Education • Science & Medicine • Women.
Location. 32° 46.795′ N, 79° 56.312′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Pitt Street, on the right when traveling south. Located between Wentworth and Baufain Streets. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 Pitt Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Marine Hospital (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jenkins Orphanage (about 800 feet away); Fielding Home for Funerals (about 800 feet away); United States Marine Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Septima Clark Birthplace (approx. 0.2 miles away); Affra Harleston Coming (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Medical College of South Carolina Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); President's House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 660 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 4, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.