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Walterborough Academy

 
 
Walterborough Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, June 1, 2008
1. Walterborough Academy Marker
Inscription.  Incorporated December 17, 1834, Walterborough Academy was the forerunner of the present city school system. Its trustees were Malachi Ford, John G. Godfrey, John D. Edwards, David Campbell, and Archibald Campbell. The Reverend John B. Van Dyke served as Preceptor until his death on February 17, 1840.
 
Erected 1964 by Colleton County Historical Society. (Marker Number 15-7.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationNotable Places. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1861.
 
Location. 32° 54.104′ N, 80° 39.628′ W. Marker is in Walterboro, South Carolina, in Colleton County. Marker is on Hampton Street (State Highway 63) near South Miller Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walterboro SC 29488, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walterborough Library Society (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hickory Valley (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Hickory Valley (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Jude’s Episcopal Church
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Peter’s A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bethel Presbyterian Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Colleton County Veterans War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Colleton County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walterboro.
 
Walterborough Academy Marker at Academy image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, June 1, 2008
2. Walterborough Academy Marker at Academy
Walterborough Academy as seen today image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, June 1, 2008
3. Walterborough Academy as seen today
Walterborough Academy image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, June 1, 2008
4. Walterborough Academy
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,310 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 29, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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