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Barnwell in Barnwell County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Solomon Blatt, Sr.

1895-1986

 
 
Solomon Blatt, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 2008
1. Solomon Blatt, Sr. Marker
Inscription. Born in Blackwell, South Carolina on February 27, 1895, Soloman Blatt has unselfishly devoted a lifetime of remarkable service to all of the citizens of Barnwell County and the state of South Carolina while setting National and International records for length of distinguished service as a successful lawyer of outstanding ability, as a member and Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives
Barnwell South Carolina

Dedicated October 7, 1986

 
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.
 
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” (a few steps from this marker); To Honor the Memory of those Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker);
Solomon Blatt, Sr. Marker, just visible at left of lower level doorway, Barnwell County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Solomon Blatt, Sr. Marker, just visible at left of lower level doorway, Barnwell County Courthouse
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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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,204 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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