Edmund Jenkins / Ocean Grove Cemetery

Edmund Jenkins / Ocean Grove Cemetery (HMPG9)

Location: Mt Pleasant, SC 29464 Charleston County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 47.077', W 79° 52.06'

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Edmund Jenkins
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.

Ocean Grove Cemetery
An 1883 Town ordinance created Ocean Grove Cemetery on this block. The section bordering Simmons Street on the right is called Ocean View by the African-American community. The adjoining section is owned by St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Hallelujah Lane separates the two cemeteries.

HM NumberHMPG9
Year Placed2006
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 9:33pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 606036 N 3627977
Decimal Degrees32.78461667, -79.86766667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 47.077', W 79° 52.06'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 47' 4.62" N, 79° 52' 3.60" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 517 McCants Dr, Mt Pleasant SC 29464, US
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