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Hartsville in Darlington County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Butler School

 
 
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By Cindy Bullard, November 9, 2010
1. Butler School Marker
Inscription. Butler School, located on this site since 1921, was the second public school to serve Hartsville's black community and operated for over sixty years. Known as the Darlington Co. Training School until 1939, it was renamed for Rev. Henry H. Butler, its principal 1909-1946. The first building on this site burned in 1961; extant buildings date from 1936 to the mid-1960s. Butler School was a junior high and high school when it closed in 1982.
 
Erected 1996 by Hartsville Centennial Commission. (Marker Number 16-35.)
 
Location. 34° 21.539′ N, 80° 4.207′ W. Marker is in Hartsville, South Carolina, in Darlington County. Marker is on Sixth Street just from Cooley Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hartsville SC 29550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hartsville Graded School / Mt. Pisgah Nursery School (approx. half a mile away); Coker's Pedigreed Seed Company /Coker Experimental Farms (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hartsville Oil Mill (approx. one mile away); Hartsville Veterans Monument (approx. one mile away); First Baptist Church
Butler School image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 9, 2010
2. Butler School
(approx. 1.2 miles away); John L. Hart / John Hart House (#1) (approx. 1.2 miles away); David Robert Coker 1870-1938 (approx. 1.3 miles away); James Lide Coker (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartsville.
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
Butler School image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 9, 2010
3. Butler School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 17, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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