Unity Academy

Unity Academy (HM13T5)

Location: Hickory Grove, SC 29717 York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 59.05', W 81° 25.682'

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Near this site in 1823 Reverend Aaron Williams established the Unity Academy. The first public school in what would later become the town of Hickory Grove. Williams conducted this school on a grade and high school level. Teaching Mathematics, Grammar, Geography, Languages and Sciences. Its earliest board of trustees consisted of Rev. Cyrus Johnston, Rev. Hugh Quinn, A. Thompson, Esq., Benjamin Morgan, John S. Moore and David Byers.

This maker was erected by the Broad River Basin Historical Society in Memory of William Beattie Wilkerson, Jr. 1918-2000
HM NumberHM13T5
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 10:37am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 460933 N 3871370
Decimal Degrees34.98416667, -81.42803333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 59.05', W 81° 25.682'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 59' 3.00" N, 81° 25' 40.92" W
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Area Code(s)803, 864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2287-2301 Irene Bridge Hwy, Hickory Grove SC 29717, US
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