26-20 Loris Training School - Loris, South Carolina
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
N 34° 03.908 W 078° 53.443
17S E 694655 N 3771385
Quick Description: Located on the westbound side of Cedar Lane prior to the park entrance.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 7/13/2021 2:31:33 PM
Waymark Code: WM14J1T
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member BIO-HAZRD
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Loris Training School, which stood here from 1928 to 1955, was the first school for black students in Loris and other nearby communities. Built at a cost of $4,700, it was one of more than 5000 schools in the South funded in part by the Julius Rosenwald Foundation between 1917 and 1932. William P. Johnson, Sr. (1910-2007), the first principal once it became a public school, led Loris Training School 1931-1941.

Erected by the Finklea High/Loris Training Schools Alumni Association, 2008
Marker Name: Loris Training School

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker number: 26 20

County: Horry

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