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Claflin University

Claflin University was founded in 1869 in Orangeburg, South Carolina, by the Methodist Church. Its early curriculum reflected the emphasis on manual and industrial training that was common in many of the historic black colleges at the turn of the century.


Main Building: Claflin University


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