|Event Name:||Sunday at the Museum Summer Lecture Series|
|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|
|Start Date/Time:||7/28/2019 2:30 PM|
|Directions:||Aiken County Historical Museum
The Ballroom at Banksia
433 Newberry St SW