Iva in Anderson County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Old Iva Depot Mural
This beautiful mural of the Old Iva Depot erected in 1886 with the C. & W.C. Train, painted by artist Oscar Velasquez, is dedicated to our forebears, to the churches and citizens of our community for their contribution to the growth of the town of Iva, with gratitude to God for this part of our cherished heritage.
Funds to have this scene painted were made available by contributions from the Reviva Organization, citizens and friends, and in loving memory of the following:
Archie L. Gray by Mrs. Archie Gray
Charles D. Evans by the Ernest W. Evans family
Gladys B. Shirley by the Alvis Shirley family
Girl Scouts by Iva Girl Scouts and Leaders (1960-64)
October 13, 1981
Iva, South Carolina
dedicated to the loving memory of
John C. Gurley, Sr.
December 31, 1991
Iva, South Carolina
Location. 34° 18.317′ N, 82° 39.85′ W. Marker is in Iva, South Carolina, in Anderson County. Marker is at the intersection of East Jackson Street and West Front Street (South Carolina Highway 81), on the right when traveling north on East Jackson Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Iva SC 29655, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Iva Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 1965 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Iva (about 400 feet away); Good Hope Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Good Hope Presbyterian Church Cemetery (approx. 2 miles away); Good Hope Presbyterian Church (approx. 2 miles away); Generostee A.R.P. Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); Moffettsville / Moffettsville Postmaster Appointments (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lowndesville Veterans Monument (approx. 6.5 miles away); Lowndesville (approx. 6.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Iva.
Also see . . . Charleston and Western Carolina Railway. The Charleston and Western Carolina Railway (C&WC) was formed in 1896 to operate the lines of the former Port Royal and Augusta Railway (PR&A) and the Port Royal and Western Carolina Railway (PR&WC). (Submitted on April 23, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 519 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.