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

Albergotti Playground

 
 
Albergotti Playground Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, June 22, 2008
1. Albergotti Playground Marker
Inscription.  
Named in honor of
Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Albergotti, Sr.
for their sustaining interest in public
recreation for children.
Their generous financial contribution
made possible the establishment of the
first city playground near this site.
1922.
Dedicated to the Youth of Orangeburg

 
Erected 1955 by The Orangeburg Garden Club. (Marker Number 38-2.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkNotable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1922.
 
Location. 33° 29.43′ N, 80° 52.515′ W. Marker is in Orangeburg, South Carolina, in Orangeburg County. Marker is on Riverside Dr SW, on the right when traveling north. The playground is in the Edisto Memorial Gardens, accessible from US 301. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orangeburg SC 29115, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Defense of Edisto Bridge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Orangeburg County / Discovering Orangeburg (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pioneer Graveyard (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Albergotti Playground Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, June 2008
2. Albergotti Playground Marker
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Old Dixie Club Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial Fountain (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Flag (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial Park (approx. half a mile away); Jewish Merchants/Jewish Life (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orangeburg.
 
Also see . . .  "Orangeburg, SC " By Gene Atkinson, page 118 with photos. (Submitted on June 23, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
Albergotti Playground Marker and Picnic shelter image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. Albergotti Playground Marker and Picnic shelter
Albergotti Playground Marker and Tennis Courts image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. Albergotti Playground Marker and Tennis Courts
Albergotti Playground, part of Edisto Memorial Gardens image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
5. Albergotti Playground, part of Edisto Memorial Gardens
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,102 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on March 3, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. Photos:   1. submitted on September 30, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 23, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 3, 2022