Aiken in Aiken County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Frederick Ergle Log Cabin
Built in 1808
A sesquicentennial memorial gift to the city of Aiken by the family of Thomas H. Williamson (1888-1962), former county treasurer, member of the Aiken County Historical Commission and direct descendant of this cabin's builder.
Location. 33° 33.3′ N, 81° 43.467′ W. Marker is in Aiken, South Carolina, in Aiken County. Marker can be reached from Newberry Street Southwest. Touch for map. On the grounds of the Aiken County Historical Museum near the intersection of Newberry St SW and South Boundary Avenue SW. Marker is at or near this postal address: 433 Newberry Street Southwest, Aiken SC 29801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Water Trough and Drinking Fountain (here, next to this marker); The One Room Schoolhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Coker Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); Aiken County Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Aiken County Courthouse Bell (about 400 feet away); Hitchcock Woods (about 400 feet away); Transit Of Venus Observatory Structure, 1882 Hofmann (about 600 feet away); Whitney Park (about 700 feet away); Aiken Institute (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aiken.
Also see . . . Frederick Ergle Cabin - SciWAY.net. This simple lob cabin was built by German immigrant Frederick Ergle. It is believed to be the oldest home in Aiken County. (Submitted on March 28, 2017, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2017, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 28, 2017, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.