Lockhart, South Carolina: Susan Smith's Young Victims Memorial

Along the road where Susan Smith drove her two kids down a boat ramp and into Long Lake on Oct. 25, 1994. The memorials used to stand next to the ramp; moved in 1996 after a family of seven drowned when their SUV also rolled into Long Lake. They had come to look at the memorials.

John D. Long Lake

Address:
4476 Lockhart Hwy, Lockhart, SC
Directions:
On the north side of SC-49/Lockhart Hwy, either three miles west of Lockhart or eight miles east of Union. Turn north off of SC-49/Lockhart Hwy onto John D. Long Lake Rd. Drive a hundred yards. The monuments will be on the right.
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Memorials for the Smith kids.

Susan Smith's Young Victims Memorial

Very nice, well-maintained spot with a bit of serenity that honors the young victims of a tragic event.

[Jody High, 06/05/2020]

Susan Smith drove her two kids down a boat ramp and into Long Lake on Oct. 25, 1994. Her subsequent trial and conviction was a feeding frenzy for 1990s tabloid journalism.


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