West Columbia in Lexington County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Saluda Factory Cemetery
Erected 2004 by The South Carolina Electric & Gas Company and the Mungo Company. (Marker Number 32-32.)
Location. 34° 0.457′ N, 81° 5.154′ W. Marker is in West Columbia, South Carolina, in Lexington County. Marker is on Botanical Parkway near Saluda Mill Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Columbia SC 29169, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saluda Factory Ruins (approx. 0.3 miles away); A Bridge to the Past (approx. 0.6 miles away); Shelling of Columbia (approx. 1½ miles away); The Cherokee Path (approx. 1.7 miles away); Benjamin Franklin Randolph Monument (approx. 1.8 miles away); Unknown Confederate Dead Monument Elmwood Cemetery Confederate Soldiers (approx. 1.8 miles away); Confederate Soldiers 1861-1865 (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Columbia.
Regarding Saluda Factory Cemetery. Then Cotton Factory, a 4-story granite building erected by the Saluda Manufacturing Company, incorporated in 1834. Operated by slave labor, it was, at one time, the largest cotton factory in the State. Burned by Sherman Feb. 17, 1865
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 22, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 893 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 22, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.