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Penn Center National Historic Landmark District [SC]

The Penn Center is one of the nation's first schools for freed slaves and remains one of the most significant African American historical and cultural insitutions in existence today. The Penn Center also seeks to promote and preserve the culture of the Sea Islands of southern South Carolina.

The Penn Center offers exhibits, guided tours of the museum, the Program for Academic and Cultural Enrichment (PACE), and special events. PACE offers after school sessions, a summer enrichment program, a teen leadership institute, and the Child Development Center. The website offers visitor information, a history of the site, and an events calendar.