This school known as the "Johnsonville Colored School" served African American students in Johnsonville. A new more modern school was constructed between 1924-1925 as part of the Rosenwald School Fund.
Wellman spent time circa 1956 researching sheep that might be better acclimated to South Carolina's weather. C. H. Mudge acted as herdsman for the project. The sheep pasture was across Highway 41 from the Wellman Texaco Station.
Various images from Vox Crossroads:
Vox Crossroads - Google Street View 2008
Mike, Ken, and Ronnie Powell circa 1949
Vox Grocery - run by Ted and Norma Hanna circa 2000
Ken Powell circa 1949
Vox Grocery - Ted Hanna circa 2000
Aimwell Presbyterian Church was located along what is now Old River Road, approximately at the intersection of Old River Road and McWhite Circle. The approximate coordinates are 33°56'28.2"N 79°29'50.4"W.
Venters Community at Ards Crossroads, site of Huggins Brothers Lumber Company. Note the Old Johnsonville Cemetery , upper left corner of photo. Old Johnsonville School was located on this property, next to Old Johnsonville United Methodist Church.