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Orangeburg in Orangeburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Alexander S. Salley

(1871-1961)

 
 
Alexander S. Salley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 3, 2010
1. Alexander S. Salley Marker
Inscription. Here was the birthplace of Alexander Samuel Salley, who devoted fifty years to the collection, preservation, and publication of the historical records of the state as Secretary of the South Carolina Historical Society, Secretary of the South Carolina Historical Commission, and State Historian.
 
Erected 1970 by Orangeburg County Historical Society. (Marker Number 38-14.)
 
Location. 33° 30.564′ N, 80° 49.813′ W. Marker is in Orangeburg, South Carolina, in Orangeburg County. Marker is on Belleville Road (State Road 38-29), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located approx. 60 yards south of Kings Road (State Road 38- 1165) at the vacant wooded lot. Marker is in this post office area: Orangeburg SC 29115, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Claflin College (approx. 1.6 miles away); Episcopal Church of the Redeemer and Graveyard (approx. 1.7 miles away); South Carolina State University (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Orangeburg Massacre (approx. 1.7 miles away); Trinity United Methodist Church (approx. 1.8 miles away);
Alexander S. Salley Marker, looking west along Belleville Road (State Road 38-29) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 3, 2010
2. Alexander S. Salley Marker, looking west along Belleville Road (State Road 38-29)
Church of the Redeemer (approx. 2 miles away); Judge Glover's Home (approx. 2 miles away); Court House Square (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Orangeburg.
 
Also see . . .  South Carolina Department of Archives and History Centennial Exhibit - 1905-2005. A. S. Salley, Jr., took office as the South Carolina Historical Commissionís first employee, titled "secretary," on April 1, 1905. (Submitted on July 22, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
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Bust of Alexander S. Salley: A. Wolfe Davidson sculptor image. Click for full size.
South Carolina Department of Archives and History
3. Bust of Alexander S. Salley: A. Wolfe Davidson sculptor
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 469 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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