19th Century Education for African AmericansBettis Academy and Junior College, a private school for African Americans, was founded in 1881 by Rev. Alexander Bettis, a former slave who was taught to read by his owner's wife, but was never taught to write. A Baptist Minister, he established Bettis Academy based on religious principles and Christian character; and served as the school's president until his death on May 13, 1895.
|Series||This marker is part of the South Carolina: South Carolina Heritage Corridor series|
|Placed By||South Carolina Heritage Corridor|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 9:05am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 420313 N 3724543|
|Decimal Degrees||33.65778333, -81.85945000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 39.467', W 81° 51.567'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 39' 28.02" N, 81° 51' 34.02" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 28 Nicholson Rd, Trenton SC 29847, US|
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