Eureka in Aiken County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Marie Cromer Seigler House
Marie Cromer said of her efforts to encourage girls and young women interested in agriculture, "I made up my mind I was going to do something for country girls." With the support of Aiken Co. Superintendent of Education Cecil H. Seigler, whom she married in 1912, she established Home Demonstration clubs and created Home Economics courses in Aiken Co. schools. She died here in 1964.
Erected 2000 by Aiken County Historical Society. (Marker Number 2-20.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Education • Women. 4-H Youth Program 🍀, and the South Carolina, Aiken County Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
Location. 33° 41.826′ N, 81° 45.971′ W. Marker is in Eureka, South Carolina, in Aiken County. Marker is on Johnston Highway (State Highway 191) ¼ mile north of State Highway 19, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Trenton SC 29847, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benjamin R. Tillman House (approx. 5.8 miles away); 12 Stone Monument (approx. 6 miles away); Bettis Academy (approx. 6 miles away); Mt. Canaan Baptist Church (approx. 6.8 miles away); a different marker also named Bettis Academy (approx. 7 miles away); Darby (approx. 7.6 miles away); Robert M. Bell Parkway (approx. 8.3 miles away); Pickens - Salley House (approx. 8.6 miles away); World War II POW Camp (approx. 8.8 miles away); Graniteville Cemetery (approx. 9 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,664 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 17, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 6, 7. submitted on January 9, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.