Historic Markers Across South Carolina

In Memoriam Adolphus Nott Wood, of South Carolina and Millie Catherine Draper, of Alabama

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Location: on North Limestone Street (State Highway 150) near East Frederick Street (State Highway 18), Gaffney, South Carolina
County: Cherokee
Coordinates: N 35° 04.528    W 081° 38.825
  35.075467    -81.647083
Style: Free Standing **


Married June 27th, 1874. Came to Gaffney in August, 1876. Merchant, Banker, President of Mills, Business Leader, Builder of Homes and Houses of Business, Philanthropist. This building was erected by A.N. Wood in 1881, being from the beginning Basement Street Floor, Mezzanine , and Wood´s Hall. In placing this tablet, we, their direct descendants, wish to honor their memory and to express perpetual gratitude to the people of Cherokee County, both white and colored, for their co-operation in the various business ventures of our Father in which both they and we are permanent beneficiaries. October 8, 1933 The First Anniversary Of The Death Of A.N. Wood

( Upper Plaque )
In Honor Of Adoulphus Nott Wood member of 3rd Battalion Reserve Forces and Co. F 15th South Carolina Volunteer Infantry Dedicated by: Moses Wood Camp 125 Sons of Confederate Veterans May 2003

Erected by Wood Descendants - 1933