Reflections by Sumter Item archivist and historian Sammy Way: The D. W. Alderman & Sons Lumber Mill and Store

By SAMMY WAY
Sumter Item archivist and historian
Posted 12/17/22

Reflections recalls one of the largest lumber businesses in South Carolina which had a strong impact on the economy of this area. D. W. Alderman established Alcolu, a small Clarendon County village, as a mill town. The majority of the residents were …

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