Clayton Peg Leg Bates was born in Fountain inn South Carolina in 1907. At the age of 12 he lost his leg in a cotton gin accident, Peg as his friends call him taught him self how to dance with a wooden leg his uncle Witt made for him. Mr. Bates owned and operated the Peg Leg Bates country club in Kerhonkson N.Y. He converted the resort in later years to a summer camp for inner city kids, Mr.Bates passed away at the age of 91 on his way to church. It is our commitment to Mr. Bates and his legacy to continue the work he started. Please sign our petition and help keep his memory and work alive Thank you.
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Catherine Johnson, United States1 year ago Comments: My Best Memories Was Watching Mr Bates Dance. This Is And should be A National Land Mark In Mr.Clayton Peg Leg Bates Honor.
Margaret Bing-Wade, United States1 year ago Comments: My parents shared many of their fond memories of time spent at Peg Leg Bates. It would be great to have the property preserved.
Clay Barrett, United States1 year ago Comments: Anything DB is in favor of I support
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