Johnston in Edgefield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Johnston Schools / Johnston Educators
[Reverse] Henry Simms Hartzog (1866-1953), superintendent of the Institute 1895-97, left Johnston to become the third president of Clemson College. Dr. John Lake, who succeeded Hartzog as superintendent, was later a Baptist missionary to China. Joseph Earle Jacobs (1893-1971), a graduate of Johnston High School who taught there 1914-15, was a career diplomat in the U.S. Foreign Service 1915-57, most notably as Ambassador to Czechoslovakia (1949) and to Poland (1955-57).
Erected 2008 by the Ridge Heritage Association. (Marker Number 19-17.)
Location. 33° 50.023′ N, 81° 48.237′ W. Marker is in Johnston, South Carolina, in Edgefield County. Marker is on Lee St. (State Highway 121) just from Academy Street, on the right Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Johnston SC 29832, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Johnston Civil War Monument (a few steps from this marker); Johnston Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Johnston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Johnston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edwards Building (approx. ľ mile away); Lott's Tavern & Post Office (approx. 1.2 miles away); Spann Methodist Church / Captain Clinton Ward (approx. 4.7 miles away); William Barret Travis (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnston.
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