Lancaster Normal and Industrial Institute

Lancaster Normal and Industrial Institute (HMFSH)

Location: Lancaster, SC 29720 Lancaster County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 43.446', W 80° 46.056'

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[Marker Front]:
Located on this site, Lancaster Normal and Industrial Institute for black students was incorporated in 1905; M. D. Lee was president and J. G. McIlwain chairman of the board. By 1912, the school was offering both elementary and advanced education to a number of students, many of whom trained for industrial employment or as teachers.

[Marker Reverse]:
This school, incorporated in 1905, was operated by the General Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. By 1908 the campus included the Springs Industrial Building, named in honor of Colonel Leroy Springs (a benefactor of the institute), and the Clinton Young Men's Building, named for African Methodist Episcopal Zion Bishop I. C. Clinton.
Marker Number29-6
Year Placed1977
Placed ByLancaster County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 5:31pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 521277 N 3842472
Decimal Degrees34.72410000, -80.76760000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 43.446', W 80° 46.056'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 43' 26.76" N, 80° 46' 3.36" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400 E Barr St, Lancaster SC 29720, US
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