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2-24 Pickens Salley House - Aiken, SC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gpsblake
N 33° 34.395 W 081° 46.253
17S E 428455 N 3715106
Quick Description: Historical marker for Salley-Pickens house located on the campus of USC-Aiken. A nice large white building. It was originally in Edgefield County and moved to this location in 1989.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 4/18/2015 8:27:27 PM
Waymark Code: WMNQCN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
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Long Description:
(Front text)
2 24 Pickens-Salley House
This plantation house, first known as "Edgewood," is an excellent example of Federal-era architecture. Originally near Edgefield, it was built in 1828 for Francis W. Pickens (1807-1869), state representative and senator, congressman, U.S. Minister to Russia, and governor 1860-62 during the secession crisis and the first two years of the Civil War. Lucy Holcombe Pickens was an ardent Confederate and novelist.
Erected by the Aiken County Historical Society, 2002
(Reverse text)
2 24 Pickens-Salley House
In 1929 Eulalie Chafee Salley (1883-1975), pioneer woman suffragist, real estate broker, and developer, saved the house. Salley, architect Willis Irvin (1891-1950), and contractor Byron E. Hair supervised its dismantling, relocation to the Kalmia Hill area of Aiken, and restoration. It was moved here in 1989 when developer Ronny Bolton donated it to the University of South Carolina Aiken.
Erected by the Aiken County Historical Society, 2002

There is a youtube about this house
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Marker Name: Pickens-Salley House

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Building

Marker number: 2 24

County: Aiken

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