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Saluda Old Town Site

Saluda Old Town Site is a historic archaeological site located near Saluda, Saluda County, South Carolina. Archaeological remains indicate the site was occupied between 5,000 and 2,000 years ago. It was the site of a town of the Saluda people of the late-17th and early-18th century. On July 2, 1755, it was the site of a treaty signing recognizing the sovereignty of the King of England over all 360,000 square miles of Cherokee lands in South Carolina. In 1769, those lands formed the Ninety-Six District.[2][3]

Saluda Old Town Site
Nearest citySaluda, South Carolina
Area20 acres (8.1 ha)
Built1755 (1755)
NRHP reference #72001223[1]
Added to NRHPJune 28, 1972

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Robert L. Stephenson (June 1972). "Saluda Old Town Site" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 2014-07-01.
  3. ^ "Saluda Old Town Site, Saluda County (Address Restricted)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 2014-07-01.