Creator

James A. Neal

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Location

2000 Cades Road, Cades

City

Cades

County

Williamsburg

Date of Founding

1879

Date of Photograph

1-1-2014

Description

Cooper’s Academy, built in 1905-06, was a private boarding school for the black children of this community until 1927, and a public school from 1927 to 1958. Founded by Moses Cooper, H.J. Cooper, and Ada E. Martin, it was first called Cooper’s Academy, Normal and Industrial Institute for Colored Youth. The school closed in 1958 when black schools at Battery Park and Cades were consolidated.

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SC Department of Archives and History

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