Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Benjamin Franklin Randolph Monument
Late State Senator
for Orangeburg County,
and Chairman Republican
State Central Committee,
who died at Hodges Station
at the hands of assassins
on Friday Oct. 13
Location. 34° 0.545′ N, 81° 3.265′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker can be reached from Frontage Road. Touch for map. Marker is located north of the western (further) entrance of Randolph Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Elmore (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Randolph Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Howard School Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); Unknown Confederate Dead Monument (approx. half a mile away); Elmwood Cemetery Confederate Soldiers (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Soldiers 1861-1865 (approx. half a mile away); Cemetery of the Columbia Hebrew Benevolent Society (approx. 0.6 miles away); Richard Samuel Roberts House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old State Fair Grounds (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lace House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
Regarding Benjamin Franklin Randolph Monument.
Also see . . . Who was Benjamin Franklin Randolph?. Benjamin Franklin Randolph was born a free black in Kentucky and grew up in Ohio. (Submitted on December 27, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Categories. • African Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 27, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 493 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 27, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 5. submitted on March 30, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.