Laing School

1866 –

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  • Title Laing School
  • Coverage 1866 –
  • Author
  • Keywords Cornelia Hancock, a Civil War nurse and Quaker from New Jersey, is credited with founding the school and served as its first principal, first accredited school for African Americans in South Carolina
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date March 3, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 9, 2022
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