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Louis Booker Wright

 
 
Louis Booker Wright Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, February 21, 2009
1. Louis Booker Wright Marker
Inscription.
Louis Booker Wright (1899-1984), scholar of American colonial history and Elizabethan culture, was born in the Phoenix community and spent his early years at Maxwellton near this site. A prolific author, he was educated at Wofford College and received the M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of N.C. He was director of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C. 1948-68.
 
Erected 1998 by Greenwood County Heritage Corridor Committee. (Marker Number 24-14.)
 
Location. 34° 10.867′ N, 82° 11.033′ W. Marker is in Greenwood, South Carolina, in Greenwood County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 10 and State Highway 225, on the left when traveling west on State Highway 10. Click for map. Marker is in the southwest corner of the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Greenwood SC 29646, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Constance Pope Maxwell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Greenwood County Confederate Monument (approx. 1.3 miles away); To The People of Greenwood County (approx. 1.3 miles away); In God We Trust (approx. 1.3 miles away); Municipal Fountain
Looking East Along SC 20 (McCormick Highway) Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, February 21, 2009
2. Looking East Along SC 20 (McCormick Highway)
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Main Street (approx. 1.4 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 1.5 miles away); Textile Workers Monument (approx. 1.5 miles away); Marshal Ferdinand Foch (approx. 1.5 miles away); Magnolia Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greenwood.
 
Also see . . .
1. Louis Booker Wright. Louis Booker Wright (1899 - 1984) was an American author, educator and librarian. (Submitted on February 24, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Folger Shakespeare Library. Administered by the trustees of Amherst College, the Folger was a gift to the American people from Henry Clay Folger and his wife Emily Jordan Folger. (Submitted on February 24, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 838 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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