Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Albert M. Shipp

Marker ID: SCHM 35-6
Location: on W side of US 1, 1 mile N of Wallace near Gillespie Cemetery
County: Marlboro
Coordinates: N 34° 43.318    W 079° 51.801
  34.72196666    -79.86335
Style: Free Standing **


In Gillespie Cemetery, west of here, is buried Albert M. Shipp, Methodist minister, professor of history at the University of North Carolina 1849-59, second President of Wofford College 1859-75, Vanderbilt University Professor and Dean 1875-85, and author of Methodism in South Carolina. Dr. Shipp´s last home, "Rose Hill" Plantation, is two miles NE.

Erected by Wofford College Alumni Association of Chesterfield-Dillion-Marlboro Counties - 1970