Dr. Abner Landrum (1783-1856) was a major figure in the development and dissemination of the alkaline-glazed pottery tradition. In addition to being a newspaper editor and land speculator, he is credited with opening the first pottery factory in Edgefield. Although the exact date is unknown, it is generally believed that he was firing pots at least by 1810.

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Landrum Family Photos | Digital Traditions
Landrum Family Photos | Digital Traditions

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Dr. Abner Landrum (1783-1856) was a major figure in the development and dissemination of the alkaline-glazed pottery tradition. In addition to being a newspaper editor and land speculator, he is...