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An Act to Require the Public Schools of the State to Observe the Third Friday in November of Each Year as Arbor Day.

February 16, 1898

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1898, Pages 760-761.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, That the free public schools of this State shall observe the third Friday in November of each year as Arbor Day, and on that day the school officers and teachers shall conduct such exercises and engage in the planting of such shrubs, plants and trees as will impress on the minds of the pupils the proper value and appreciation to be placed on flowers, ornamental shrubbery and shade trees.

Approved: February 16th, A.D. 1898.

William H. Ellerbee, Governor.
Miles B. McSweeney, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate.
Frank Boyd Gary, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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