Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Dr. Benjamin E. Mays

Marker ID: SCHM 24-13
Location: on left of US 178 about 1/10 mi. NW of Mays Crossroads
County: Greenwood
Coordinates: N 34° 03.751    W 082° 00.976
  34.062517    -82.016267
Style: Free Standing **


The spiritual mentor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Born here in 1894. Served as president of Morehouse College 1940-67 and as presidential advisor. Died in 1984.

Erected by Greenwood County - 1995


More Information:
Wikipedia - Dr. Benjamin Mays
Morehouse College - Benjamin E. Mays - Biography
Wikipedia - Morehouse College
Morehouse College

Wikipedia - Martin Luther King, Jr.