Near Summerton in Clarendon County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church
[Reverse] Mt. Zion School, once located here, served the community for many years with church member I.S. Hilton as principal. Mt. Zion A.M.E. hosted several meetings from 1948 to 1954 on the desegregation of the public schools, and member Levi Pearson was the plaintiff in Pearson v. County Board of Education (1948), which led to the landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education (1954).
Erected 1999 by the Congregation. (Marker Number 14-13.)
Location. 33° 32.045′ N, 80° 14.723′ W. Marker is near Summerton, South Carolina, in Clarendon County. Marker is on M W Rickenbaker Road, on the left. Click for map. M W Rickenbaker Road is locally called Camp Bob Cooper Rd. Marker is about 4 miles south of Davis Station. Marker is in this post office area: Summerton SC 29148, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Revolutionary Skirmish Near Wyboo Swamp (approx. 1.7 miles away); Wyboo Swamp: (approx. 1.7 miles away); Taw Caw Church (approx. 7.3 miles away); Summerton Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.9 miles away); Anne Custis Burgess (approx. 7.9 miles away); The Patriot and the Redcoat (approx. 7.9 miles away); Siege of Fort Watson (approx. 7.9 miles away); Wagon Travel (approx. 7.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Summerton.
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