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Barnet Park

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 6, 2008
1. Barnet Park Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated November 21, 1999
By the
City of Spartanburg
Mayor James E. Talley
Council Members
Robert W. Allen, Elizabeth B. Fleming
W.C. Bain, Jr., Roy C. Henderson
Linda C. Dogan, Lewis A. Mills
City Manager
Roy Lane
Architects Landscape Architecture McMillan Smith $ Partners PLLC Innocenti & Webel Spartanburg, South Carolina New York, New York General Contractor Byington Landscape Architects M.B. Kahn Construction Company Greenville, South Carolina Argo Division Greenville, South Carolina

In Response to the Gracious Donation of these seven acres of land by the Barnet Family, The city of Spartanburg developed this park to recognize the significance-past and future-that downtown plays in the livability of our community.
Constructed at the dawn of the new millennium, This beautiful park is representative of a shared vision of this community's future. This landmark will become an integral part of Spartanburg's thriving downtown and will serve as a popular gathering place for friends, families and visitors for many years to come.

 
Erected 1999 by City of Spartanburg.
 
Location. 34° 57.217′ N, 81° 55.713′ W. Marker
Barnet Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 6, 2008
2. Barnet Park Marker
is in Spartanburg, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Marker is at the intersection of E St. John St. (State Highway 29) and North Converse Street (State Road 250) on E St. John St.. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spartanburg SC 29302, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Don Reno/The Blue Ridge Quartet (approx. 0.2 miles away); Walter Hyatt / DesChamps Hood (approx. mile away); Central Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hank Garland / Johnny Blowers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Palmetto Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Church of the Advent (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pink Anderson / The Marshall Tucker Band (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Spartanburg, S.C. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Daniel Morgan Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Walker / Clara Smith (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Spartanburg.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCharity & Public Work
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, 9
3. Barnet Park
Friends of the Arts image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 6, 2008
4. Friends of the Arts
Friends of the Arts image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 6, 2008
5. Friends of the Arts
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 6, 2008
6. Friends of the Arts
Exuberance by Richard McDermott Miller Given by Friends of the Arts Whose purpose was to promote Visual and performing Arts in Sprrtanburg County 1972 ~ 1997
"Circle of Friendship" image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 6, 2008
7. "Circle of Friendship"
BY Gary Price 2001
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 6, 2008
8. "Circle of Friendship"
This statue is dedicated to the memory of Roy Lane, who served as Spartanburg City Manager from February 1996 to June 2001. He was a man of vision and passion who showed us all how to raise expectations of ourselves and our city. His legacy will forever be seen, felt, and heard in and around the Spartanburg Community. How can we best honor the short life of Roy Lane? By carrying forth and building on the solid foundation he laid for restoration of our great city.
 
 
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