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Fulton H. Anthony Memorial Bridge

 
 
Fulton H. Anthony Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 23, 2010
1. Fulton H. Anthony Memorial Bridge Marker
Inscription.
Named in honor of
Patrolman Anthony
who was killed near
nere March 10, 1973
while performing his duty
as a highway patrolman
and
in recognition of his life
of service as a conscientious
loyal and dedicated
law enforcement officer.
Erected in 1981
in the
50th Anniversary Year
of
the S.C. Highway Patrol.

 
Erected 1981.
 
Location. 34° 53.217′ N, 82° 24.317′ W. Marker is in Greenville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker is on Poinsett Highway (State Highway 276) south of Furman Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1445 Poinsett Highway, Greenville SC 29609, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sans Souci (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Greenville Graveyard (approx. one mile away); Brutontown (approx. 1.1 miles away); "The Poplars" / Elias Earle (approx. 1.3 miles away); Boyhood Home of Hugh Smith Thompson (approx. 1.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Whitehall
Fulton H. Anthony Memorial Bridge and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 23, 2010
2. Fulton H. Anthony Memorial Bridge and Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); Irvin H. Philpot Highway (approx. 1.8 miles away); Lawrence Peter Hollis (approx. 1.9 miles away); McPherson Park (approx. 2.1 miles away); Soldier's Rest (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greenville.
 
Additional comments.
1. Trooper Fulton H. Anthony
37, a 13-year veteran of the South Carolina Highway Patrol, was shot and killed on March 10, 1973. Trooper Anthony was assisting another trooper in transporting two subjects to the Greenville County Jail. The other trooper was wounded by the gunfire but was able to return fire and killed the subject who was in the backseat of the patrol car.
    — Submitted December 6, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

2. Additional Information
My father actually died on the scene of the shooting. The other patrolman, Ronnie Wallace, shot and killed the suspect.
    — Submitted February 4, 2011, by Rhonda Anthony of Greenville, South Carolina.

 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 505 times since then and 23 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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