Trinity United Methodist Church

185 Boulevard NE

Orangeburg, SC 29115


City: Orangeburg

Region: Midlands

Trinity United Methodist Church

Founded in January 1866 as Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church, the present structure on Boulevard was begun in 1928 and completed in 1944. The church served as headquarters for the Orangeburg Movement during the 1960s, hosting civil rights meetings and rallies attended by such prominent leaders as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Roy Wilkins and Thurgood Marshall. Listed as a National Historic Landmark.

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