“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Wallace in Marlboro County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Albert M. Shipp

Albert M. Shipp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 11, 2010
1. Albert M. Shipp Marker
Gillespie Cemetery was reported to have been damaged by a tornado, possibly about 1957.
Inscription.  In Gillespie Cemetery, west of here, is buried Albert M. Shipp, Methodist minister, Professor of History at the University of North Carolina 1849-59, second President of Wofford College 1859-75, Vanderbilt University Professor and Dean 1875-85, and author of "Methodism in South Carolina." Dr. Shipp's last home, "Rose Hill" Plantation, is two miles NE.
Erected 1970 by Wofford College Alumni Association of Chesterfield-Dillon-Marlboro Counties. (Marker Number 35-6.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
Location. 34° 43.318′ N, 79° 51.801′ W. Marker is in Wallace, South Carolina, in Marlboro County. Marker is on U.S. 1 just from Delta Heights Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wallace SC 29596, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Greene's Encampment / Sherman's March (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Lyde Wilson (approx. 1.4 miles away); Pee Dee Union Baptist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Coulter Memorial Academy Site
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(approx. 1.9 miles away); Old St. David's (approx. 2 miles away); The 71st Regiment of Foot (approx. 2 miles away); Francis Asbury's First Visit to S.C. (approx. 2 miles away); Cheraw Confederate Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wallace.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 629 times since then and 14 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 16, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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