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Hodges in Greenwood County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Payne Institute

 
 
Payne Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 5, 2008
1. Payne Institute Marker
Inscription.
Erected by
The Allen University Alumni
Club of Greenville County

November 1970
In Honor of
Payne Institute
Established in 1870 by
The African Methodist Episcopal Church
Moved to Columbia, South Carolina in 1860
And Renamed Allen University

 
Erected 1970.
 
Location. 34° 17.046′ N, 82° 13.038′ W. Marker is in Hodges, South Carolina, in Greenwood County. Marker is on Allen University Road. Touch for map. Marker is located off the road on the right when traveling south. Marker is in this post office area: Hodges SC 29653, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Cokesbury and Masonic Female College and Conference School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Park’s / Greenwood County (approx. 1.5 miles away); Moorefield Memorial Highway (approx. 1.6 miles away); Tabernacle Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Good Hope Baptist Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); Greenville Presbyterian Church (approx. 6.7 miles away); Old Greenwood Cemetery
Payne Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 5, 2008
2. Payne Institute Marker
(approx. 7.1 miles away); Rock Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); Francis Salvador (approx. 7.3 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hodges.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia Entry: Allen University. Allen University is a private, coeducational historically Black university located in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. (Submitted on September 5, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 936 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 5, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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