Blinding of Isaac Woodard Site and Marker
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Blinding of Isaac Woodard Site and Marker

African-American WWII veteran Isaac Woodard was brutally beaten and blinded by a white sheriff here on Feb. 12, 1946. There is a lot about it on the Web, and also a Woodie Guthrie song about the tragedy. On Feb. 9, 2019, a real marker was placed here, on the corner that used to have the police station on it.

Publication date Mar 14, 2019
Property ID: 11256
Updated on: Mar 14, 2019

African-American WWII veteran Isaac Woodard was brutally beaten and blinded by a white sheriff here on Feb. 12, 1946. There is a lot about it on the Web, and also a Woodie Guthrie song about the tragedy. On Feb. 9, 2019, a real marker was placed here, on the corner that used to have the police station on it.

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West Charles Street and Fulmer Street, Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina, 29006, United States
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African American History Crimes & Criminals (real and alleged) Disasters, Tragedies, Accidents Folk Music History Intersections, Corners Lyrics (appears in song; inspiration for) Plaques, Markers (real ones)
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Created Date:
03-14-2019
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