P.O. Box 126
Beaufort, South Carolina 29920
The site of one of the country's first schools for freed slaves, the Penn Center is a National Historic Landmark and is a part of the Penn School Historic District. It includes 19 buildings, including the Brick Church, Darrah Hall, one of the oldest buildings on St. Helena Island; old burial grounds, the York W. Bailey Museum, and the Gantt Cottage where Martin Luther King Jr. lodged. Several programs are held each year.