Randolph Cemetery

Elmwood AVE

Columbia, SC 29201


City: Columbia

Region: Midlands

Randolph Cemetery

This cemetery was founded in 1871 and named in memory of B.F. Randolph, an African American who served as a senator in the South Carolina Legislature during Reconstruction. Randolph was was killed in 1868 by whites in Abbeville while campaigning. Randolph and eight other African-Americans who served in the State General Assembly during Reconstruction are among those interred here.

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