Benjamin E. Mays – An Important Event in Greenwood

Yesterday marked a very important day for the history of Greenwood, SC: The unveiling of a statue honoring the memory and legacy of one of our county’s most important residents, Dr. Benjamin Elijah Mays.

Much can be said of this man’s contribution to our nation’s soul. Below are some links where you can read more about Dr. Mays’ life and accomplishments.

Biography written by Morehouse College

Biography written by The University of Chicago

Mays House Museum in Greenwood, SC

Index-Journal article on the Mays statue unveiling (with video)

Wikipedia entry for Benjamin Mays

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