Pine Grove Rosenwald School

Pine Grove Rosenwald School (HMV6U)

Location: Columbia, SC 29210 Richland County
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N 34° 3.74', W 81° 7.464'

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(Front text)
This school, built in 1923 at a cost of $2,500, is one of 500 African-American schools in S.C. funded in part by the Julius Rosenwald Foundation from 1917 to 1932. It is a two-room school typical of smaller Rosenwald schools. From 1923 to 1950 an average of 40-50 students a year attended this school, in grades 1-7.
(Reverse text)
This school closed after the 1949-50 school year, when many districts were consolidated. It was sold to the Pine Grove Community Development Club in 1968, then to the Richland County Recreation Commission in 2002. Pine Grove Rosenwald School was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.
HM NumberHMV6U
Series This marker is part of the Rosenwald Schools series
Marker Number40-172
Year Placed2011
Placed ByThe Richland County Recreation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 12:53am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 488520 N 3769074
Decimal Degrees34.06233333, -81.12440000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 3.74', W 81° 7.464'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 3' 44.40" N, 81° 7' 27.84" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 936-998 State Rd S-40-674, Columbia SC 29210, US
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