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Seneca in Oconee County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Seneca Firsts

 
 
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By Anna Inbody, August 20, 2011
1. Seneca Firsts Marker
Inscription. This site, lot No. 126, was the first sold at auction by J.J. Norton and A.W. Thompson, August 14, 1873 when 14 lots sold and Seneca City was founded. Purchased by John M. Dumas, who was named the first Postmaster on April 15, 1873.

Site of: first house - commissary; first post office; birth of first child, Pearl Dumas, Nov. 20, 1873.

Louise M. & J. Bruce Bell erected this building for Bell Studio in 1953.
 
Location. 34° 41.076′ N, 82° 57.291′ W. Marker is in Seneca, South Carolina, in Oconee County. Marker is at the intersection of North Fairplay Street and Ram Cat Alley on North Fairplay Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 Fairplay Street, Seneca SC 29678, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seneca (a few steps from this marker); Wall of Honor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Memorial Gateway (approx. 0.3 miles away); Seneca Institute / Seneca Junior College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fairplay Community Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Oconee County Training School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Oconee County World War Veterans (approx. mile away); First Soil Conservation District Plan (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seneca.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Seneca Firsts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, August 20, 2010
2. Seneca Firsts Marker
The Seneca (37-4) Marker can also be seen
Seneca Firsts image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, August 21, 2011
3. Seneca Firsts
First lot sold when forming the City of Seneca
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on September 7, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 4, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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