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

Main Street

“Broadest Street in the World’

 
 
Main Street Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, February 21, 2009
1. Main Street Marker
Inscription.
Made
316 feet wide by the City and the
S.C. Highway Department after
moving the C.&W.C. Railways Depot
facilities from this plot in,
1949
Paul B. Ellis, Mayor
J.J. Rauch, City Manager

Councilmen
R.C. Herman, J.E. Greer
E.Y. McDonald, J.P. Childress
H.L. Reynolds, J.S. Burnett

S.C. Chief Highway Comm.
C.R. McMillan

 
Location. 34° 11.367′ N, 82° 9.648′ W. Marker is in Greenwood, South Carolina, in Greenwood County. Marker is at the intersection of Oak Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling east on Oak Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenwood SC 29646, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Textile Workers Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Municipal Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Marshal Ferdinand Foch (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In God We Trust (about 700 feet away); To The People of Greenwood County
Main Street Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, February 21, 2009
2. Main Street Marker
(about 700 feet away); Greenwood County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Magnolia Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mount Pisgah A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Greenwood Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greenwood.
 
Also see . . .
1. Welcome to Uptown Greenwood. Unlike many mainstreet squares and downtown business districts in towns and cities across America, Uptown Greenwood, South Carolina has undergone many changes over the past 20 years and today flourishes with new development. (Submitted on February 22, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Charleston & Western Carolina Railway. In 1894, the South Carolina legislature forced the financially ailing Central of Georgia to give up its railroad properties in that state. (Submitted on February 22, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyRailroads & StreetcarsRoads & Vehicles
 
Main Street, Greenwood, South Carolina -<br>Looking North Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, February 21, 2009
3. Main Street, Greenwood, South Carolina -
Looking North
Main Street, Greenwood, South Carolina -<br>Looking South Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, February 21, 2009
4. Main Street, Greenwood, South Carolina -
Looking South
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 815 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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