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May 2018 Council Highlights 

MEETING HIGHLIGHTS: Council held six public hearings last night, to receive public comments... read more
 

A Black History Month Tribute to Mary McLeod Bethune 

Presented by the City of Sumter & Sumter Tourism
Posted by Joseph T. McElveen, Jr. Wednesday, February 7, 2018 11:52:00 AM Categories: Black History Month historic Mayesville Mayor's Minute Parks Tourism

By any standards, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune‚Äôs accomplishments were remarkable.  But in order to appreciate fully what she made of her life, take a drive to a site two miles from US 401. The nine-acre Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Memorial Park contains a replica of the house where she was born, an outdoor pavilion, playground, and picnic area, and is maintained by the NCNW.

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