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Greer in Spartanburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Flatwood

 
 
Flatwood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, January 12, 2008
1. Flatwood Marker
Inscription.
This site was the center of a strong Spartanburg County agricultural community during the 1800s-1962. Flatwood, remembered for its strong family ties and caring people, was known for its outstanding family farm operations which included cotton, corn, grain, peaches, and cattle.

Flatwood

Home of
Flatwood grammar school—1920-1950's
Flatwood Championship Basball Teams—1930-1960
Cross Road Stores Junction

Some flamily names that made up this great heritage are
Anders Godfrey Massengale Bennett Good McClimon Brannon Hannah Pittman Burnett Hawkins Ross Byars Hendricks Smith Cathcart Hudson Taylor Cooper James Waddell Davis Johnson Westmoreland DeShields Jones Wood DeYoung Leonard Dillard Littlefield

GSP originated 1962 - BMW originated 1992
 
Erected 1999 by GPS and BMW.
 
Location. 34° 53.758′ N, 82° 11.826′ W. Marker is in Greer, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Marker is at the intersection of Brockman McClimon Road (State Highway 12) and Stevens Road, on the right when traveling north on Brockman McClimon Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greer SC 29651, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Flatwood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, January 12, 2008
2. Flatwood Marker
At least 10 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Theron J. Hendrix Memorial Highway (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hugh Porter & Jane Baily McClimon (approx. 1.6 miles away); McClimons Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Early White Settlement / The Massacre of Jacob Hite (approx. 2.7 miles away); M106A1 Mortar Carrier (approx. 2.8 miles away); Greer Area Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); All Wars Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Ronnie Eugene Norris Remembrance Fountain (approx. 2.8 miles away); AH-1 Cobra Helicopter (approx. 2.9 miles away); Abner Creek Baptist Church (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greer.
 
Categories. AgricultureEducation
 
BMW at Flatwood Fields image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, January 12, 2008
3. BMW at Flatwood Fields
Flatwood Marker -<br>Looking North Along SC-12 image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 17, 2011
4. Flatwood Marker -
Looking North Along SC-12
Flatwood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 17, 2011
5. Flatwood Marker
Flatwood Marker -<br>BMW at Flatwood in Background image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 17, 2011
6. Flatwood Marker -
BMW at Flatwood in Background
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,190 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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