Boiling Springs in Spartanburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Boiling Springs, South Carolina
This bubbling spring gave the community of Boiling Springs its name. Earliest records indicate settlement in the area began around this site in the mid-1700s. Prior to that trappers stopped here as they traveled the Piedmont en route from the mountains to the coast. In the early 1900s, the spring also was a popular place for farmers to stop and water their horses on their way to and from the market.
Location. 35° 2.874′ N, 81° 59.035′ W. Marker is in Boiling Springs, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Marker is on McMillian Blvd near Boiling Springs Road (South Carolina Highway 9), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located in a small park in the eastern corner of the intersection of McMillian Blvd and Highway 9. Marker is in this post office area: Boiling Springs SC 29316, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boiling Springs Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Robin Helton (approx. 2.2 miles away); Hearon Circle (approx. 4.5 miles away); Lake Bowen (approx. 5.4 miles away); Berlin Wall Shiloh Methodist Church (approx. 5.9 miles away); Peach Monument (approx. 5.9 miles away); "Sparky" the Family Train (approx. 6 miles away); Inman Veterans Monument (approx. 6 miles away); Jesse Cleveland (approx. 6.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Boiling Springs.
More about this marker. The marker shown was erected in 1998, replacing a previous one. No information was provided on how old the previous marker was.
Also see . . .
1. History of Boiling Springs. Boiling Springs by all rights should have been named Boiling Spring. (Submitted on August 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Boiling Springs, South Carolina. Boiling Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, United States. (Submitted on March 1, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Natural Features • Settlements & Settlers •
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