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Home > South Carolina > Frogmore vicinity > Penn School Historic District, Route SC 37, 1 mile South of Frogmore, St. Helena , Frogmore, Beaufort County, SC



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Item Title


Location
St. Helena, Frogmore vicinity, SC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS SC-588
Building/structure dates: 1852
Building/structure dates: 2000 subsequent work
National Register Number: 74001824
Significance: Northern missionaries organized one of the first southern schools for blacks here in 1862. Pioneered in health services and self-help programs. The oldest existing structure is the Brick Church (1855). Dr. Martin Luther King and staff held meetings here.

Subjects
African Americans
Schools


Related Names
Towne, Laura
Murray, Ellen
King, Dr. Martin Luther


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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