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Clayton "Peg Leg" Bates

(City Hall, Fountain Inn - South Carolina)
World Class Tap Dancer and Advocate for Education

Awarded the Order of the Palmetto

Performed 22 times on the Ed Sullivan Show, two command performances before the King and Queen of England in 1936, 1938

Owned and Operated the Peg Leg Bates Country Club in Kerhonkson, NY
Said the only difference between his Country Club and a White Country Club is that he invited Whites but they never took him up on the invite.

Dedication Date: 4/7/2001 12:00:00 AM

 

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