In Commemoration of Black Pioneers

In Commemoration of Black Pioneers (HMD45)

Location: Anderson, SC 29624 Anderson County
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N 34° 30.133', W 82° 38.95'

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Inscription
[Front]:
Business Tenure

Dr. N.H. Jenkins, M.D.
1907 1920
Dr. Moses Jenkins, Pharmacist
1907 1920
Stewart Anderson, Merchant
1913 1925
E.J. Thomas, Tailor
1918 1977
W.I. Peek, Mortician
1919 1941
Arfelton Adger, Taxicab
1946 1977

East Church Street
Anderson S.C.
What Was Once Can Never
Be Again; Records Will
Show We Were Here
1907-1980


[Reverse]:
City of Anderson, S.C.
Mayor
Darwin H. Wright

City Council
Francis E. Cason, Thomas Dunaway III
Steven C. Kirven, J.C. Nix
Richard A. Shirley, Joe M. Stansell
Dr. Beatrice R. Thompson, David B. Walker

City Manager
Dr. Richard Woodruff

The Committee to Commemorate Black Businesses
Gwendolyn Anderson, Willa A. Peek
Charles Boykin, Rebecca S. Polk
Mary J. Brown, Jean Marie Thomas
Mamie S. Jackson, Lissie T. Thomas
Linda McConnell, Dr. Beatrice R. Thompson
Alphonso Norris, Jr., John Wall

[Time Capsule]
Citizens of Anderson 2032
Beneath this point is a time
capsule containing articles and
information which record the
history of the black business
community of East Church Street
1907-1980, reflect our society of
1982 and describe our hope and
aspirations for 2032 and beyond.
The capsule is to be opened at
a ceremony February 14, 2032.
God's blessing be with you.
Details
HM NumberHMD45
Tags
Year Placed1982
Placed ByCommittee to Commemorate Black Businesses
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 8:12am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 348597 N 3819077
Decimal Degrees34.50221667, -82.64916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 30.133', W 82° 38.95'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 30' 7.98" N, 82° 38' 57.00" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 306-312 W Church St, Anderson SC 29624, US
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