The Story of Thornwell Orphanage, a short history written in 1924, portrays the the children’s home in “the beautiful little town of Clinton,” South Carolina as a peaceful spot, with attractive granite buildings and trees with “arms outstretched toward heaven.” Each building is described in detail, from dormitories to the president’s home, to one located [...]
Lush Acres Farm at Thornwell has evolved through the years from a full working farm, to a teaching resource and educational partnership, and now to a hub for healthy living! Thornwell’s poultry program at Lush Acres Farm maintains both free-range laying hens and pasture-raised Broiler chickens, offered to the public as well as Thornwell cottage [...]
Thornwell Home for Children is proud to be a nonprofit partner of the Southern Living Custom Builder Program Showcase Home by Dillard-Jones Builders at The Ridges at Paris Mountain. The home is open for visitors on weekends September 26-November 2 and highlights Thornwell’s ministry in key areas of the house. Dillard-Jones Builders does not charge [...]
When Melissa Entrekin enrolled her son, Mark Thomas, in Thornwell’s after school tutoring program, she had no idea just how big a difference it would make. Thornwell now offers an after school tutoring program to help children succeed in school. Students receive help with homework, reading and math Monday-Thursday to ensure they are ready [...]
We just posted a short video of excerpts from our 4K celebration ceremony and clips from the classrooms. Enjoy! You can also view our other videos on our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/ThornwellHomes.