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Ware Shoals in Greenwood County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Benjamin DeWitt Riegel

1878-1941

 
 
Benjamin DeWitt Riegel Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, January 17, 2009
1. Benjamin DeWitt Riegel Marker
Inscription.
Beloved
Leader, Educator,
Industrialist
He Built for the Future

 
Location. 34° 23.917′ N, 82° 14.75′ W. Marker is in Ware Shoals, South Carolina, in Greenwood County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and South Greenwood Avenue on East Main Street. Click for map. Monument is located on the grounds of the Ware Shoals Community Center. Marker is in this post office area: Ware Shoals SC 29692, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ware Shoals Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Marion P. Carnell Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Irvin Pitts Park / Ware Shoals (approx. half a mile away); The William T. Jones, III Bridge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Martin's Store (approx. 2.8 miles away); Western Laurens Volunteer Fire Department (approx. 3.7 miles away); Good Hope Baptist Church (approx. 4 miles away); Greenville Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church (approx. 5 miles away); John C. Taylor Bridge (approx. 5.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ware Shoals.
 
Also see . . .  Law and Lawgivers. Record of the dedication of two memorial windows
Benjamin DeWitt Riegel Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, January 17, 2009
2. Benjamin DeWitt Riegel Monument
Sculpture by Gleb W. Derujinsky (1888-1975).
at the Washington Cathedral, one to Benjamin DeWitt Riegel. (Submitted on January 24, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Benjamin DeWitt Riegel Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, January 17, 2009
3. Benjamin DeWitt Riegel Monument
Benjamin DeWitt Riegel (1878-1941) was a mill owner and businessman in Ware Shoals.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 915 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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