The Forgotten South Carolina Gravesite That No One Ever Visits

South Carolina’s history celebrates both life and death. From war heroes who fought battles for our freedom to persons famously public for other reasons, we have a strong conviction for memorializing our dearly departed in the Palmetto State. But there’s one little grave that’s all too often passed by without notice.

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Today, Little Leila Howell’s grave sits less than 15 feet from Highway 20 (Piedmont Road) in the community of Piedmont outside of Greenville. Little Leila is all alone on the side of the road, seemingly forgotten by the masses of people who pass by each day. Have you ever seen or visited Little Leila? We’d love to know…