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Liberty Bridge

 
 
Liberty Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, March 31, 2009
1. Liberty Bridge Marker
Inscription.
Honoring Liberty Corporation founder
W. Frank Hipp and his children
Francis M. Hipp, Herman N. Hipp,
B. Calhoun Hipp and Dorothy Hipp Gunter
for their commitment and countributions
to the Greenville community.

 
Location. 34° 50.683′ N, 82° 24.083′ W. Marker is in Greenville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker is on South Main Street. Click for map. Marker is located on the west end of Liberty Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville SC 29601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Reedy River Falls (here, next to this marker); Hunting Grounds to Mill Town (here, next to this marker); McBee's Mills (here, next to this marker); Harriet Smith Wyche (within shouting distance of this marker); History of Falls Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Reedy River (within shouting distance of this marker); Tate Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Falls Place (within shouting distance of this marker); Vardry Dixon Ramseur, III (within shouting distance of this marker); Restoration and Development (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .
Liberty Bridge and Marker (West End) image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, March 31, 2009
2. Liberty Bridge and Marker (West End)
1. Falls Park. Greenville's birthplace, featuring Reedy River Falls. (Submitted on March 31, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Welcome to Reedy River Historic Park. The Reedy River tumbles into steep falls at the Liberty Bridge, then meanders through rocky shallows with South Main Street's shops on one side and the Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities on the other. (Submitted on March 31, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Falls Park on the Reedy. Falls Park on the Reedy is a 32-acre (130,000 m2) park adjacent to downtown Greenville, South Carolina in the historic West End district. (Submitted on March 31, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

4. Greenville's Liberty Bridge Honored with 2006 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award. Spanning 380 feet across the Reedy River in downtown Greenville, S.C., the Liberty Bridge has been named one of five finalists for the 2006 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award (OCEA), presented by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). (Submitted on March 31, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

5. Francis M. Hipp (1911–1995). Known as "the master of the soft sell" for his artful leadership and participatory management style, Francis M. Hipp built Greenville-based The Liberty
Liberty Bridge and Marker (West End) image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 20, 2010
3. Liberty Bridge and Marker (West End)
Corporation into one of South Carolina's premier companies. (Submitted on March 31, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

6. Liberty Corporation Company History. Liberty Corporation's story begins in Spartanburg, South Carolina, in 1905 with the creation of the Southeastern Life Insurance Company, formed by insurance agent Elliott Estes and textile tycoon A. H. Twitchell. (Submitted on March 31, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyBridges & ViaductsNotable Persons
 
Reedy River Falls, View from Liberty Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, August 30, 2008
4. Reedy River Falls, View from Liberty Bridge
Liberty Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, March 22, 2009
5. Liberty Bridge
Liberty Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, March 22, 2009
6. Liberty Bridge
Liberty Bridge at Night image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, December 23, 2008
7. Liberty Bridge at Night
Liberty Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, March 20, 2011
8. Liberty Bridge
Francis M. Hipp<br>1911–1995 image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott
9. Francis M. Hipp
1911–1995
Herman N. Hipp image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott
10. Herman N. Hipp
 
 
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