Kingstree in Williamsburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Drum-Major for Justice
Assassinated April 4, 1968
1929 ~ 1968
"Unless we learn to live together as brothers, surely we will die apart as fools.”
Erected 1993 by The Williamsburg County Committee of 101.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights. In addition, it is included in the Martin Luther King, Jr. series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 4, 1908.
Location. 33° 39.791′ N, 79° 49.888′ W. Marker is in Kingstree, South Carolina, in Williamsburg County. Marker is on West Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingstree SC 29556, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thurgood Marshall, J.D. (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Muster Ground and Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Williamsburg County Confederate Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Willamsburg County Veterans Monument Williamsburgh (about 300 feet away); St. Alban’s Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Williamsburg Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stephen A. Swails House (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingstree.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 661 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 23, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.