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Septima P. Clark Expressway

 
 
Septima P. Clark Expressway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 4, 2012
1. Septima P. Clark Expressway Marker
Inscription.
By Legislative Act
in 1978
Named In Her Honor
Community Leader
Educator
Civil Rights Leader

Dedicated 1978

 
Location. 32° 47.346′ N, 79° 57.081′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is at the intersection of Septima Clark Expressway (U.S. 17) and President Street, on the left when traveling south on Septima Clark Expressway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Parsonage / Miss Izard's School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cannon Street Hospital / McClennan Banks Memorial Hospital (about 700 feet away); Burke High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Burke High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); United Order of Tents Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cannon Street Y (approx. 0.4 miles away); Calvary Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); Jonathan Jasper Wright (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Regarding Septima P. Clark Expressway. Septima Clark Expressway a part of U.S. Highway 17, which travels east-west through the cities
Septima P. Clark Marker, looking southwest near US 17 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 4, 2012
2. Septima P. Clark Marker, looking southwest near US 17
of Charleston to The Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge - the cantilever bridges (Cooper River) and to Mount Pleasant.
 
Also see . . .  Septima Poinsette Clark, from Wikipedia. an American educator and civil rights activist. Clark developed the literacy and citizenship workshops that played an important role in the drive for voting rights and civil rights for African Americans in the American Civil Rights Movement." She became known as the "Queen mother" or "Grandmother of the American Civil Rights Movement" in the United States. (Submitted on December 4, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. Quote
"I have a great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift."
    — Submitted December 4, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

 
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Septima P. Clark Marker, southeast along President Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 4, 2012
3. Septima P. Clark Marker, southeast along President Street
Septima P. Clark Expressway looking northeast from Marker, at President Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 4, 2012
4. Septima P. Clark Expressway looking northeast from Marker, at President Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 3, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 4, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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