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Hampton in Hampton County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Hampton Colored School

 
 
Hampton Colored School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 2008
1. Hampton Colored School Marker
Inscription.
The National Register
Of Historical Places
South Carolina
Department of Archives
and History
Hampton Colored School

 
Erected 1991.
 
Location. 32° 52.091′ N, 81° 7.234′ W. Marker is in Hampton, South Carolina, in Hampton County. Marker is on Holly St W near Patrick Dr., on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hampton SC 29924, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Hampton Colored School (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II POW Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Legion Hut (approx. 0.3 miles away); James Washington Moore House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Hampton High School (approx. half a mile away); All Wars Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hampton County (approx. 0.7 miles away); Plywoods - Plastics Corporation / Westinghouse Micarta Division (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hampton.
 
Regarding Hampton Colored School. Hampton Colored School
The Hampton Colored School was built in 1931 and used to be the only educational facility for the community's
Hampton Colored School Marker seen between the doors image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Hampton Colored School Marker seen between the doors
Black children. The structure replaced a dilapidated one-room school house that dated back to 1922. The facility has been restored and named to both the South Carolina and the National Register of Historic Places. The museum serves as a repository of Black History in Hampton. ( Hampton County SC Org.)
 
Also see . . .  South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Listed in the National Register February 28, 1991. ID Number 91000233 (Submitted on September 17, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAfrican AmericansEducation
 
Hampton Colored School as seen from Holly St. image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. Hampton Colored School as seen from Holly St.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 894 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 17, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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