A.S. Salley House

A.S. Salley House (HM1DPK)

Location: Columbia, SC 29201 Richland County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 0.075', W 81° 1.166'

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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.
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Salley directed the Historical Commission (now the S.C. Department of Archives and History) untilhis reluctant retirement in 1949. In 1910 he built this Classical Revival house, designed by Wilson, Sompayrac, & Urquhart. Salley later converted a small house he had built nearby in 1908 (now at 1917 College Street) as his office and library. Connected to this house by a breezeway, it housed his extensive collection of S.C. history.
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HM NumberHM1DPK
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Marker Number40-183
Year Placed2014
Placed ByOrangeburg County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 2:04am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 498205 N 3762294
Decimal Degrees34.00125000, -81.01943333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.075', W 81° 1.166'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 4.50" N, 81° 1' 9.96" W
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Area Code(s)704, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901 Laurens St, Columbia SC 29201, US
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