Barnwell in Barnwell County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Solomon Blatt, Sr.
Dedicated October 7, 1986
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1944.
Location. 33° 14.629′ N, 81° 21.906′ W. Marker is in Barnwell, South Carolina, in Barnwell County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 70), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 141 Main Street, Barnwell SC 29812, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Barnwell County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Edgar A. Brown (a few steps from this marker); Barnwell County Revolutionary War Monument (a few steps from this marker); “The Sundial” To Honor the Memory of those Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank Of Barnwell / Edgar A. Brown Law Office (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Veterans of All The Wars (within shouting distance of this marker); Barnwell County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barnwell.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry. Solomon Blatt (February 27, 1895 – May 14, 1986) was a long time Democratic legislator of South Carolina from Barnwell County during the middle of the 20th century. He was a principal member of the so-called "Barnwell Ring." (Submitted on July 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Barnwell Ring, Wikipedia entry. The ring arose in the late 1930's and lasted into the 1970's. State Senator Edgar A. Brown and state Representative Solomon Blatt were the chief principals of the ring. Brown was the president pro tempore and chairman of the Senate Finance (Submitted on July 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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