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. Touch 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). Touch for a list and map 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 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 9, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,208 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 9, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.