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Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

S. V. Sanford

 
 
S. V. Sanford Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, April 3, 2007
1. S. V. Sanford Marker
Inscription. The greatest friend Univ. of Ga. ever had" began his academic career in Marietta: principal, Supt. City Schools 1892-1903. At Georgia (1903-1945) promoted academics and sports: Faculty chrm. athletics from 1908; first head School of Journalism in 1921. President 1932 to 1935; Chancellor of Consolidated University 1935-1945. 1929 Stadium named in his honor.
 
Erected by City of Marietta, Georgia.
 
Location. 33° 56.735′ N, 84° 32.937′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker can be reached from West Atlanta Street SE 0.1 miles north of Cemetery Street SE. Click for map. Marker is in the center of the Old Marietta City Cemetery, and can only be reached from West Atlanta Street. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta GA 30060, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Slave Lot (a few steps from this marker); Rest well, Miss Mattie (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); U.D.C. Confederate Soldiers Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); William Root (within shouting
S. V. Sanford Marker and Gravesite Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, December 25, 2008
2. S. V. Sanford Marker and Gravesite
distance of this marker); This Little Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Founder's Lot William Harris (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. Thomas Milton Allen (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Marietta.
 
Also see . . .  Sanford Stadium's website, with extensive information about the stadium. Sanford Stadium, at the University of Georgia in Athens, is one of the best-known college football statiums. It is the home field for the University of Georgia Bulldogs -- "the Dawgs" -- and games are played "between the hedges" at the statium. (Submitted on March 17, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 878 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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