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Harriet Smith Wyche

Park Committee Chairman for the Carolina Foothills Garden Club

 

—Reedy River Falls Historic Park —

 
Harriet Smith Wyche Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 16, 2008
1. Harriet Smith Wyche Marker
Inscription.
In recognition of her vision and sustained commitment to the conservation and renewal of the Reedy River Falls Historic Park.

Her enthusiastic guidance over two decades has been a continuing inspiration to the community. Under her direction the Park Committee has acquired property, undertaken a successful capital fund drive and implemented a park rehabilitation plan.

"Her devotion to the beautification of our city, her commitment of resources, her leadership in mobilizing support and her positive nature reflect great credit upon herself, her garden club, and the City of Greenville." Mayor William D. Williams, III
May 20, 1992

 
Erected 1992.
 
Location. 34° 50.683′ N, 82° 24.1′ W. Marker is in Greenville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker is on South Main Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located at the Main Street end of Liberty Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville SC 29605, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. History of Falls Park (here, next to this marker); Reedy River Falls (within shouting distance of this marker); Hunting Grounds to Mill Town
Harriet Smith Wyche image. Click for full size.
By Junior League of Greenville
2. Harriet Smith Wyche
(within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); McBee's Mills (within shouting distance of this marker); Tate Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); The Touchstone House (within shouting distance of this marker); Chicora College (within shouting distance of this marker); The Reedy River (within shouting distance of this marker); The Touchstone House "Falls Cottage" (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Greenville.
 
Regarding Harriet Smith Wyche. This marker is one of a series of markers in the Historic Falls Park covering bits of Greenville's history.
 
Also see . . .
1. Liberty Bridge. The $4.5 million Liberty Bridge does more than span the Reedy River -- it serves as the focal point of Falls Park , showcasing man’s creativity alongside nature’s beauty. (Submitted on November 20, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Friends of the Reedy River.
Harriet Smith Wyche Marker -<br>At the Base of the Light Post image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 20, 2010
3. Harriet Smith Wyche Marker -
At the Base of the Light Post
The Reedy River is an economic and social resource for the community that impacts our quality of life. Maintaining and protecting its health, above and below the surface, is pivotal in maintaining the natural, social and economical health of the Upstate of South Carolina. (Submitted on November 20, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Reedy River. The Reedy River is a tributary of the Saluda River, about 65 mi (105 km) long, in northwestern South Carolina in the United States. (Submitted on November 20, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

4. Liberty Bridge at Falls Park on the Reed. The Liberty Bridge at Falls Park on the Reedy is a bridge in Greenville, South Carolina. (Submitted on November 20, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

5. Biography of Miguel Rosales, Architect of the Liberty Bridge. Mr. Rosales has participated in several major bridge projects across the country including the new Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge in Washington, DC; Puente Centenario 2nd Crossing of the Panama Canal, the George Washington Carver Bridge in Des Moines, Iowa and the Liberty Bridge in Greenville, South Carolina. (Submitted on November 20, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyEnvironmentHorticulture & ForestryNotable Persons
 
Harriet Smith Wyche Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, December 7, 2008
4. Harriet Smith Wyche Marker
Marker is on the left with stairs leading down to the park in the center.
Historic Falls Park image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, 2007
5. Historic Falls Park
Reedy River Main Falls image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 16, 2008
6. Reedy River Main Falls
Reedy River Main Falls - From Liberty Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 16, 2008
7. Reedy River Main Falls - From Liberty Bridge
Liberty Bridge and West Tower<br>Historic West End in Background image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, 2007
8. Liberty Bridge and West Tower
Historic West End in Background
Liberty Bridge from Lower Level<br>Looking South West image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 16, 2008
9. Liberty Bridge from Lower Level
Looking South West
Liberty Bridge and East Tower image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, 2007
10. Liberty Bridge and East Tower
Liberty Bridge Underneath image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 16, 2008
11. Liberty Bridge Underneath
The bridge spans the Reddy River Falls. The walking suspension bridge is supported by only two arms.
Liberty Bridge and West Tower - Historic West End in Background image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, 2007
12. Liberty Bridge and West Tower - Historic West End in Background
One of the 90-foot 26-ton Towers<br>Which Support the Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 16, 2008
13. One of the 90-foot 26-ton Towers
Which Support the Bridge
 
 
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