Manning, South Carolina: Amelia Bedelia Statue

Children's book author Peggy Parish is remembered with a bronze statue of her most popular character. Sculpted by James Peter Chaconas in 1999.

Harvin Clarendon County Library

215 N Brooks St, Manning, SC
Harvin Clarendon County Library, N Brooks St./US Hwy 301 and Oak St.
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Amelia Bedelia Statue

The statue of Amelia Bedelia is at Harvin Clarendon County Library. Peggy Parish was a native of Manning.

[Seth Swift, 08/25/2014]

Peggy Parish was the author who created Amelia Bedelia, the mischievous, super-literal kid hero of a popular children's book series. Parish died in 1988; statue was dedicated in 1999.

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