Upcoming Event
Event Name: Sunday at the Museum Summer Lecture Series
Event Occurs: Once
Event Description: Lauren Virgo, the Aiken County Historical Museum's executive director, will present "The Marvelous Martha Schofield: Her Legacy in African-American Education" at 2:30 p.m. July 28, 2019.

Schofield came to Aiken in 1868 to teach at a Freedmen's Bureau School for formerly enslaved African Americans, according to the online South Carolina Encyclopedia.

When the school closed, she constructed a larger private residential school, which was later known as the Schofield Normal and Industrial School.

Schofield died in Aiken in 1916.

Reception to follow lecture.

Tickets ($15 per lecture) go on sale June 22nd at the Aiken County Historical Museum Gift Shop.
Event Class: Arts & Culture
Contact Person or Organization: Aiken County Historical Museum
Website Address: https://www.aikenstandard.com/sundays_best/aiken-county-historical-museum-educates-with-sunday-lecture-series/article_e30d7418-9b51-11e9-85c3-3b8c0ef9275f.html
Contact Phone: 803-642-2015
Contact Email: lvirgo@aikencountysc.gov
Start Date/Time: 7/28/2019 2:30 PM
End Date/Time: 7/28/2019
Directions: Aiken County Historical Museum
The Ballroom at Banksia
433 Newberry St SW
Aiken, SC

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