Cokesbury College – Cokesbury, South Carolina
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The small community of Cokesbury in Greenwood County was named for two Methodist bishops – Thomas Coke and Francis Asbury. This building in Cokesbury, constructed in 1854, has been home to a variety of educational programs including the Masonic Female Collegiate Institute and the Cokesbury Conference School for boys. It was a co-educational public school from 1918 through 1954 when the Methodist conference took ownership of it. Cokesbury College was included in the National Historic Register in 1970.