Edgefield in Edgefield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Oakley Park Museum
Witness to Edgeﬁeld's Social and Political History
Oakley Park houses a rare and fascinating collection of antebellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction era artifacts, oil painting, and period furniture, which all combine to tell the story of its colorful history.
Erected by South Carolina Heritage Corridor.
Marker series. This marker is included in the South Carolina Heritage Corridor, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 33° 47.267′ N, 81° 55.3′ W. Marker is in Edgefield, South Carolina, in Edgefield County. Marker is on Columbia Road. Click for map. Marker is near the intersection of Columbia Street and Augusta Road (Highway 25). Marker is
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. J. Strom Thurmond Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); M60A3 Main Battle Tank (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Law Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Andrew Pickens (approx. 0.2 miles away); George McDuffie (approx. 0.2 miles away); Town of Edgefield Parking Lot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Piedmont Technical College, Edgefield Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pierce Mason Butler (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Edgefield.
Also see . . .
1. Martin Witherspoon Gary (1831-1882). Brigadier-General Martin Witherspoon Gary was born in 1831 at Cokesbury, Abbeville county, the third son of Dr. Thomas Reeder Gary. (Submitted on October 12, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Martin Witherspoon Gary. Martin Witherspoon Gary (March 25, 1831 – April 9, 1881) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War and a Democratic politician in postbellum South Carolina. (Submitted on October 12, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)