Day in the History of Racial Injustice

This South Carolina historical marker was erected on the site of the post office where Postmaster Baker and his family were attacked in 1898.

February 22, 1898 ~ After Frazier Barker was appointed postmaster of Lake City, South Carolina, enraged white people burned his house, fatally shot him and is infant a daughter. His wife and other children were wounded.

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