Historic school to be marked

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Historical Society (BHS) and Museum will place a historical marker on the site of the original Blythewood School at 501 Main Street. The placement is set for Friday, May 24. The building now houses Blythewood Academy.

“We are inviting the community to join us for the placing of the marker,” BHS member Jim McLean said. Others who will participate in the marker placement include Nancy Stone-Collum from the Richland County Conservation Commission, Blythewood Mayor J. Michael Ross, Richland County Councilwoman Joyce Dickerson and graduates of the original school.