Orangeburg in Orangeburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Orangeburg Massacre
Erected 2000 by South Carolina State University. (Marker Number 38-27.)
Location. 33° 29.701′ N, 80° 51.308′ W. Marker is in Orangeburg, South Carolina, in Orangeburg County. Marker is on Watson Street (State Highway 38-226) just south of Gathers Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Located at the Watson Street and US 601 merge. Marker is in this post office area: Orangeburg SC 29117, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. South Carolina State University (within shouting distance of this marker); Trinity United Methodist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Claflin College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Episcopal Church of the Redeemer and Graveyard Church of the Redeemer (approx. ¼ mile away); Judge Glover's Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Court House Square (approx. 0.6 miles away); Orangeburg Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Orangeburg.
Also see . . .
1. National Park Service- All Star Bowling Lane. All Star Bowling Lane--Orangeburg, South Carolina's only bowling alley--played a pivotal role in the February 8, 1968 (Submitted on December 9, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Orangeburg Massacre, Wikipedia entry. The incident pre-dated the Kent State shootings and Jackson State killings.( by 2 years) (Submitted on December 9, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Additional keywords. desegregation
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Notable Events •
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