SHM Memorial Center

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Smith–Hammond–Middleton Memorial Center
SHM Memorial Center
Location300 College Street
Orangeburg, South Carolina 29117
Coordinates33°30′04″N 80°50′47″W / 33.500979°N 80.846522°W / 33.500979; -80.846522Coordinates: 33°30′04″N 80°50′47″W / 33.500979°N 80.846522°W / 33.500979; -80.846522
OwnerSouth Carolina State University
OperatorSouth Carolina State University
Broke ground1966
OpenedFebruary 8, 1968
Construction cost$1.4 million
($10.1 million in 2018 dollars[1])
South Carolina State University men's and women's basketball
South Carolina State University women's volleyball

The Smith–Hammond–Middleton Memorial Center is a 3,200-seat multi-purpose arena in Orangeburg, South Carolina, named in memory of Samuel Hammond, Delano Middleton, and Henry Smith, who died in the Orangeburg Massacre, the same night the arena opened.[2] It is home to the South Carolina State University Bulldogs basketball teams.

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  1. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Community Development Project. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved January 2, 2019.
  2. ^ "Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center". South Carolina State University Athletics. Retrieved November 19, 2017.

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