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Memorial sign honoring Civil Rights hero corrected

New signs that have the correct spelling. New signs that have the correct spelling.
An old sign that has been replaced. An old sign that has been replaced.
JOHNS ISLAND, SC (WCSC) -

A misspelling on a memorial sign honoring a Civil Rights hero has been corrected.

The name of Esau Jenkins was misspelled on brand new road signs on the Maybank Highway bridge connecting Johns Island and Wadmalaw.

The state highway department has been replacing the signs in the area that accidentally misspelled Jenkins' first name.

The Department of Transportation were able to make the changes within a week.

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