Newly added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1922, the Abbeville County Training School was also known as the Branch Street School. The site is overgrown and difficult to photograph because there are storage buildings in front of the school. There are current plans to turn this into housing and a Black History Museum.
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Martha Griffin Marker at Brownoh AME Church-Calhoun Falls, South Carolina
The marker of Martha Griffin (1874-1933) utilizes marbles set in concrete for a handmade headstone. Folk art headstones using marbles can frequently be found in rural church cemeteries.
Bank-Lowndesville, South Carolina
Built in 1890, this building first served the community of Lowndesville as a bank and then a post office.
Baker House-Lowndesville, South Carolina
Store and Fraternal Lodge-Lowndesville, South Carolina
From what I understand, the bottom served as a store, and the top floor was used as a fraternal lodge.