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Cecil Williams Civil Rights Museum

The Cecil Williams Civil Rights Museum in Orangeburg is a 3500 sq. ft facility the centers on South Carolina events, history, and culture.

Theme is: The South Carolina Events That Changed America. A few key and unique galleries feature: over 500 photographs by the author that cover 10 of the major civil rights events that happened in South Carolina between 1950-1970; the historic Briggs Family Bible; bowling ball and bowling pin from the site of the Orangeburg Massacre; Thurgood Marshall memorabilia; Briggs, Delaine, Pearson documents and photographs.


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