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

Mike Garfield

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
1. Mike Garfield Marker
Inscription.  
In Memory of
Mike Garfield
Friend of Children • Community Servant
Lover of Greer • Dream Builder
Visionary for Kids Planet and Kids Planet Too
Through the laughter of those at play, Mike's legacy endures.
His character and his dreams will continue on!
1939 - 2001

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work.
 
Location. 34° 55.74′ N, 82° 14.415′ W. Marker is in Greer, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker can be reached from Brushy Creek Rd (State Highway 166) near James Road. Marker is located inside the Kids Planet Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greer SC 29651, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Worth Barnett Overpass (approx. 0.6 miles away); Stone Mortar (approx. 0.9 miles away); Spring-Wood Park (approx. one mile away); Tribute to Greer Firefighters (approx. one mile away); 101 Trade Street (approx. one mile away); M106A1 Mortar Carrier (approx. one mile away);
Mike Garfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
2. Mike Garfield Marker
Ronnie Eugene Norris Remembrance Fountain (approx. 1.1 miles away); Greer Area Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greer.
 
Additional keywords. Parks
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
3. Kids Planet
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
4. Kids Planet
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
5. Kids Planet
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
6. Kids Planet
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
7. Play area
The park also has mist for those hot summer days.
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
8. Family Swing
There is also a walking trail that goes around the park.
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
9. Ball Fields
The park has 3 ball fields.
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
10. Kids Planet
They have something for every one. This park is set up for special needs.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 977 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on October 9, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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