Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Edmund Jenkins

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Location: on McCants Drive between Greenwich and Simmons Streets, Mount Pleasant, SC.
County: Charleston
Coordinates: N 32° 47.077    W 079° 52.06
  32.78461666    -79.86766666
Style: Free Standing **


Edmund Jenkins, a veteran of World War I, was the first elected black Town Marshal in Mount Pleasant, and served the Town from 1920-1927. He died December 26, 1930. His gravestone is directly to the left of this marker. The public housing facility built in 1952 located two blocks north is named the Edmund Jenkins Homes in his memory.

Erected 2006