Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Seneca



Marker ID: SCHM 37-4
Location: Fairplay Street, just above its junction with Railroad Street, Seneca.
County: Oconee
Coordinates: N 34° 41.067    W 082° 57.283
  34.68445    -82.95471666
Style: Free Standing **
 



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Founded August 14, 1873, as "Seneca City," and chartered on March 14, 1874, the town of Seneca was named for an Indian village on the Seneca River. Its location was determined by the junction of the Blue Ridge Railroad and the Atlanta and Richmond Air Line Railway. 1880 population: 382; 1970 population: 6382.

Erected by Seneca Centennial and Historical Commission, lnc. - 1973


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