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Liberty Hill A.M.E. Church

Liberty Hill A.M.E. Church

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At a meeting in the Liberty Hill African Methodist Episcopal Church in 1950, parents signed a petition demanding integrated schools. Meetings were held at the church for the selection of petitioners in the complaint that would become Briggs vs. Elliott. The case became part of Brown v. Topeka Board of Education - the landmark case that struck down the "separate but equal" doctrine concerning the segregation of schools in 1954.
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2310 Liberty Hill RD,
Summerton, SC 29148
(803) 478-4812
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Liberty Hill AME Church is about 4 miles east of Summerton, near the shores of Lake Marion.