Greenville in Greenville County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Paul Ellis, III Overlook
Paul's behind-the-scenes efforts to oversee Falls Park's intricate and lengthy development process were integral to the formation of the stunning park before you today. In honor of his significant contributions to Falls Park, this overlook was named The Paul B. Ellis, III Overlook in 2014 during Falls Park's 10th anniversary celebration.
Paul is a native of Fort Mill, South Carolina and graduated from Clemson University in 1973 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Parks and Recreation Administration. Paul served as president of the
Paul B. Ellis, III with Mayor Knox White and Miguel Rosales - Falls Park 2004
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas.
Location. 34° 50.683′ N, 82° 24.082′ W. Marker is in Greenville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Main Street and Falls Park Drive, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located along the Falls Park walkway, overlooking the Reedy River falls from the west side, north of the Liberty Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville SC 29601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Reedy River Falls (here, next to this marker); Hunting Grounds to Mill Town (here, next to this marker); Liberty Bridge (here, next to this marker); McBee's Mills (here, next to this marker); The Reedy River (a few steps from this marker); Harriet Smith Wyche (within History of Falls Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Tate Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
Also see . . . The surprising history of Greenville’s Falls Park. The Camperdown Bridge was demolished in 2002, opening up the view of the falls once again. Not long after, construction began on Liberty Bridge, a unique pedestrian-only suspension bridge that affords an unobstructed view of the falls. In 2004, much of what we know as Falls Park on the Reedy was completed, and crowds flocked to enjoy the park’s beauty. (Submitted on June 16, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 16, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.