Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
A.S. Salley House
Alexander Samuel Salley 1871-1961), the historian described as a “walking encyclopedia” of S.C. history, lived here from 1910 until his death. Salley, born in Orangeburg County, was secretary of the S.C. Historical Society in Charleston 1899-1905 and founding editor of the S.C. Historical & Genealogical Magazine. He was secretary of the Historical Commission of S.C. 1905-1949, preserving and publishing many state historical records.
Erected 2014 by Orangeburg County Historical
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
Location. 34° 0.075′ N, 81° 1.166′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is at the intersection of Laurens Street and College Street, on the right when traveling south on Laurens Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 901 Laurens Street, Columbia SC 29205, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Remembering Dr. King (approx. 0.2 miles away); Last Home of Wade Hampton (approx. ¼ mile away); Maxcy Gregg Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Gregg Street (approx. ¼ mile away); The Statue of Liberty Division (approx. ¼ mile away); The Boys of Richland County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harden Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); Memorial Youth Center (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2014, by Eric Powell of Orangeburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 481 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 2, 2014, by Eric Powell of Orangeburg, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.