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

S. V. Sanford

 
 
S. V. Sanford Marker image. 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsEducationSports.
 
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. Marker is in the center of the Old Marietta City Cemetery, and can only be reached from West Atlanta Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta GA 30060, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marietta Confederate Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Slave Lot (a few steps from this marker); Rest well, Miss Mattie
S. V. Sanford Marker and Gravesite image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, December 25, 2008
2. S. V. Sanford Marker and Gravesite
(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 distance of this marker); This Little Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Founder's Lot William Harris (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,051 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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