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Based with a bequest of $100,000 from the Reverend Benjamin Wofford, Wofford collage opened in Spartanburg, South Carolina, in August 1854. greater than one hundred fifty years later, the school is still on its unique campus, a countrywide arboretum. 5 of its earliest six constructions are in day-by-day use. all through its historical past, Wofford has maintained its reference to South Carolina Methodism and has benefited from the help of its alumni.
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