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St. Helena Island in Beaufort County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

In Honor Of Edith M. Dabbs and James McBride Dabbs

 
 
In Honor Of Edith M. Dabbs and James McBride Dabbs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 7, 2008
1. In Honor Of Edith M. Dabbs and James McBride Dabbs Marker
Inscription. In Honor Of Edith M. Dabbs for her work and leadership in preserving historic documents and photographs of Penn School and for her contributions as author of Face of an Island and Sea Island Diary
and
James McBride Dabbs for his dedicated service as trustee and advocate of Penn School from 1960 to 1970

Thirty young Live Oak trees were planted on the Penn grounds in October 1986 by their friend John M. Trask Jr. of Orange Grove Plantation, St. Helena Island
 
Location. 32° 23.295′ N, 80° 34.605′ W. Marker is in St. Helena Island, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Touch for map. Penn School site at the Penn Center in St. Helena On Dr. Martin Luther King Drive (State Highway S-7-45), on the right when traveling south. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Helena Island SC 29920, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Great Sea Island Storm ( here, next to this marker); Penn School ( within shouting distance of this marker); Chapel of Ease ( approx. 0.9 miles away); Emancipation Day Camp Saxton Site
Dabbs Marker seen at right of door, a branch from a Live Oak, as mentioned, seen image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Dabbs Marker seen at right of door, a branch from a Live Oak, as mentioned, seen
at Penn School
( approx. 6.1 miles away); Plane Crash Memorial ( approx. 6.2 miles away); Capt. Brodstrom Marker U.S.M.C. ( approx. 6.2 miles away); Brigadier General Stephen Elliott CSA ( approx. 6.2 miles away); Richard V. Woods Memorial Bridge ( approx. 6.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Edith M. Dabbs , Chronology. (Submitted on November 11, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. African AmericansCharity & Public WorkEducation
 
Penn School, as mentioned image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. Penn School, as mentioned
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 822 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 9, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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