Civil Rights Era Historic Markers unveiled & celebrated

KresssitinsBurke High School students sitting in protest at the ounter of the five & dime owned by S.H. Kress & Co. on April 1, 1960 during the Civil Rights Movement in Charleston.

We are pleased to announce the third of five Civil Right Era Historic Markers to be unveiled in 2013 will be celebrated on Sunday, August 4th at 281 King Street (corner of Wentworth and King).

Please read the following press release for information about the event, including special guest speakers and the agenda. Kress PR_Page_1

 

 

 

 

 

Kress PR_Page_2For additional questions or requests, please contact:
Aurora E. Harris
Community Outreach Manager
PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF CHARLESTON
147 King Street
Post Office Box 521
Charleston SC 29402
843-722-4630
F 843-723-4381
www.PreservationSociety.org

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