Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Septima P. Clark Expressway
Named In Her Honor
Civil Rights Leader
Location. 32° 47.346′ N, 79° 57.081′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is at the intersection of Septima Clark Expressway (U.S. 17) and President Street, on the left when traveling south on Septima Clark Expressway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29403, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Parsonage / Miss Izard's School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cannon Street Hospital / McClennan Banks Memorial Hospital (about 700 feet away); Burke High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Burke High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); United Order of Tents Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cannon Street Y (approx. 0.4 miles away); Calvary Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); Jonathan Jasper Wright (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
Regarding Septima P. Clark Expressway. Septima Clark Expressway a part of U.S. Highway 17, which travels east-west through the cities of Charleston
Also see . . . Septima Poinsette Clark, from Wikipedia. an American educator and civil rights activist. Clark developed the literacy and citizenship workshops that played an important role in the drive for voting rights and civil rights for African Americans in the American Civil Rights Movement." She became known as the "Queen mother" or "Grandmother of the American Civil Rights Movement" in the United States. (Submitted on December 4, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
"I have a great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift."
— Submitted December 4, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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