The Marysville School was built by the Pacolet Manufacturing Company in 1915 to educate the children of the black families that worked in the mills in Pacolet, and served in that function until it was closed in 1954. The Marysville community was built by the Pacolet Manufacturing Co. in order to keep the colored workers and their families separate from the white workers. Originally called Gilliam Town, the name of this village was changed to Marysville, after Mary Brown Knuckles, the lady that would bring Marysville School to the residents of that community.

Location: Pacolet, South Carolina

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