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Children's Homes and Institutions in South Carolina, USA

(With foundation date, operator, number of Male/Female places, age for admission, and type of children received, where known.)

  • Farm Homes, Abbeville
    (1897; Private corporation; Mothers with or without children, and homeless children; 10M/12F)
  • Charleston Orphan House, 160 Calhoun Street, Charleston
    (1790; City of Charleston; Orphan and indigent children; 114M/107F)
  • Jenkins' Orphanage, 20 Franklin Street, Charleston
    (1891; Orphan Aid Society; Orphan and destitute children; 92M/14F)
  • Thornwell Orphanage, Broad Street, Clinton
    (1875; Presbyterian Church in the United States; Indigent orphan children; 111M/205F)
  • Epworth Orphanage, Columbia
    (1896; Methodist Episcopal Church, South; Orphan children; 103M/105F)
  • Industrial Home, Columbia
    (1899; Private corporation; Orphan and destitute children from 1 to 14; 21M/8F)
  • Odd Fellows' Orphans' Home, R. D. 7, Greenville
    (1905; Independent Order of Odd Fellows of South Carolina; Odd Fellows' orphan children; 23M/28F)
  • Connie Maxwell Orphanage, Greenwood
    (1891; Private corporation (Baptist); Normal orphan children; 95M/130F)
  • Home for Destitute Children, Mount Pleasant
    (1882; Private organization; Homeless and destitute children; 3M/9F)
  • Church Home Orphanage, Yorkville
    (1852; Protestant Episcopal Church; Orphan and working children; 30M/50F)