Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Oak Grove

Marker ID: SCHM 40-95
Location: 1ntersection of Broad River Road and Kennerly Road
County: Richland
Coordinates: N 34° 5.997    W 081° 9.622
  34.09995    -81.16036666
Style: Free Standing **


By 1870 a substantial black settlement had developed in this area of the Dutch Fork township known as Oak Grove. Prominent in its history have been the families of Octavius Bookman, Moses Geiger, and John Richardson. A number of their descendants still live in the area.

Erected by Irmo - St. Andrews Women´s Society - 1985


Two sided - Oak Grove