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Lamar High School Overview | Let's Go!
Lamar High School Overview | Let's Go!

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Lamar High School in Darlington County, South Carolina, was the site of an attack on school buses carrying African American students to the campus on March 3, 1970. In January 1970, the 4th Circuit...
Bettis Academy Overview | Let's Go!
Bettis Academy Overview | Let's Go!

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Established in Trenton (Edgefield County) in 1881 by the Reverend Alexander Bettis, this school provided former enslaved African Americans and their children with a basic education of reading and...
3D VR - Lamar High School Gymnasium | Let's Go!
3D VR - Lamar High School Gymnasium | Let's Go!

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Lamar High School in Darlington County, South Carolina, was the site of an attack on school buses carrying African American students to the campus on March 3, 1970. In January 1970, the 4th Circuit...
3D VR - Lamar High School | Let's Go!
3D VR - Lamar High School | Let's Go!

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Lamar High School in Darlington County, South Carolina, was the site of an attack on school buses carrying African American students to the campus on March 3, 1970. In January 1970, the 4th Circuit...
Lamar High School Photo Gallery | Let's Go!
Lamar High School Photo Gallery | Let's Go!

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Lamar High School in Darlington County, South Carolina, was the site of an attack on school buses carrying African American students to the campus on March 3, 1970. In January 1970, the 4th Circuit...
Penn Center Overview | Let's Go!
Penn Center Overview | Let's Go!

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Penn Center is one of the most significant African American historical and cultural institutions in existence today. The historic campus is located on St. Helena Island, one of the most beautiful and...
3D VR - Bettis Academy | Let's Go!
3D VR - Bettis Academy | Let's Go!

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Established in Trenton (Edgefield County) in 1881 by the Reverend Alexander Bettis, this school provided former enslaved African Americans and their children with a basic education of reading and...
Bettis Academy Photo Gallery | Let's Go!
Bettis Academy Photo Gallery | Let's Go!

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Established in Trenton (Edgefield County) in 1881 by the Reverend Alexander Bettis, this school provided former enslaved African Americans and their children with a basic education of reading and...
Penn Center Photo Gallery | Let's Go!
Penn Center Photo Gallery | Let's Go!

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The Penn Center, founded officially as the Penn School in 1865, is a campus of buildings dedicated to African American education in St. Helena Island, South Carolina. The original school grew out of...