Address: 2025 Marion Street

City: Columbia

State: SC

Zipcode: 29201

Latitude: 34.0138544

Longitude: -81.0380917

South Carolina’s matriarch of Civil Rights activists lived here from 1932 until her death in 1992. Over her distinguished career as an educator and champion of civil liberties Simkins rose to widespread acclaim. During segregation she hosted visiting Civil Rights leaders within her home and offered them lodging within its dependency.

Location Order: 40

Neighborhood: African American Heritage Sites