List of African-American historic places in South Carolina

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This list of African American Historic Places in South Carolina was originally based on a report by the South Carolina Department of Archives & History. This report was originally based on the work of student interns from South Carolina State University.[1]

Contents: Counties in South Carolina with African American Historic Places 
Abbeville - Aiken - Anderson - Bamberg - Barnwell - Beaufort - Berkeley - Calhoun - Charleston - Cherokee - Chester - Chesterfield - Clarendon - Colleton - Darlington - Dillon - Dorchester - Edgefield - Fairfield - Florence - Georgetown - Greenville - Greenwood - Hampton - Horry - Jasper - Kershaw - Lancaster - Laurens - Lee - Lexington - Marion - Marlboro - Newberry - Oconee - Orangeburg - Pickens - Richland - Saluda - Spartanburg - Sumter - Union - Williamsburg - York

Some of these sites are on the National Register of Historic Places (NR) as independent sites or as part of larger historic district. Several of the sites are National Historic Landmarks (NRL). Others have South Carolina historical markers (HM). The citation on historical markers is given in the reference. The location listed is the nearest community to the site. More precise locations are given in the reference.

Abbeville County[edit]

Aiken County[edit]

Anderson County[edit]

Bamberg County[edit]

Woodlands Plantation (see

Barnwell County[edit]

Beaufort County[edit]

Brick Church at Penn Center

Berkeley County[edit]

Calhoun County[edit]

Charleston County[edit]

Old Marine Hospital/Jenkin's Orphanage

Cherokee County[edit]

  • Gaffney
    • Granard Graded and High School )(HM)
  • Pacolet vicinity
    • Mulberry Chapel Methodist Church (HM)

Chester County[edit]

Chesterfield County[edit]

Clarendon County[edit]

Colleton County, South Carolina[edit]

Darlington County[edit]

Dillon County[edit]

Dorchester County[edit]

Edgefield County[edit]

Fairfield County[edit]

Florence County[edit]

Georgetown County[edit]

Friendfield Church at Hobcaw Barony

Greenville County[edit]

Greenwood County[edit]

Hampton County[edit]

Horry County[edit]

Jasper County[edit]

Kershaw County[edit]

Lancaster County[edit]

Laurens County[edit]

Lee County[edit]

Lexington County[edit]

Marion County[edit]

Marlboro County[edit]

Newberry County[edit]

Oconee County[edit]

Library of Seneca Institute - Seneca Junior High

Orangeburg County[edit]

Lee Library at Claflin College

Pickens County[edit]

Richland County[edit]

Chapelle Administration Building at Allen University

Saluda County[edit]

  • Saluda
    • Faith Cabin Library Site (HM)

Spartanburg County[edit]

Sumter County[edit]

Union County[edit]

Williamsburg County[edit]

York County[edit]


  1. ^ State Historic Preservation Office (June 2009). "African American Historic Places in South Carolina" (PDF). South Carolina Department of Archives & History. Archived from the original (pdf) on 5 August 2010. Retrieved 31 January 2010.