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Near Summerton in Clarendon County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

"Together Let Us Sweetly Live"

 
 
"Together Let Us Sweetly Live" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 8, 2012
1. "Together Let Us Sweetly Live" Marker
Inscription.  "Together let us sweetly live" Distinguished Followers of Justice Briggs VS. Elliott Rev. Joseph A. Delaine; Mr. Hammett Pearson; Mr. Levi Pearson; Mr. Harry Briggs; Mr. Joseph Lemon; Pioneers in the School Desegregation Case; Historical plaintiffs that led to the Supreme Court Desegregation of all Public Schools

Briggs VS. Board of Education 1954 Harry Briggs, Anne Gibson, Mose Oliver, Bennie Parson, Edward Ragin, William Ragin, Lucretia Richardson, Lee Richardson, James H. Bennett, Mary Oliver, Willie M. Stukes, G. H. Henry, Robert Georgia, Rebecca Richburg, Gabriel Tindal, Susan Lawson, Frederick Oliver, Oretha Bennett, Hazel Ragin, and Henry Scott.

Presented by Clarendon County Council
 
Erected by Clarendon County Council.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsEducation.
 
Location. 33° 36.565′ N, 80° 21.517′ W. Marker is near Summerton, South Carolina, in Clarendon County. Marker is on Larry King Jr. Drive near
Overview from the west looking east image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 8, 2012
2. Overview from the west looking east
4th Street, on the left when traveling east. Located at the St. Paul Elementary School. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Summerton SC 29148, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elusive Francis Marion, 1780-1781 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Patriot Departs to Ride with Marion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Senn's Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wagon Travel (approx. half a mile away); Anne Custis Burgess (approx. half a mile away); Summerton Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); Siege of Fort Watson (approx. half a mile away); The Patriot and the Redcoat (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Summerton.
 
Also see . . .  Briggs vs Elliott. Wikipedia article. (Submitted on March 6, 2012, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Overview image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 8, 2012
3. Overview
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 765 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 6, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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