Greenwood in Greenwood County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Louis Booker Wright
Louis Booker Wright (1899-1984), scholar of American colonial history and Elizabethan culture, was born in the Phoenix community and spent his early years at Maxwellton near this site. A prolific author, he was educated at Wofford College and received the M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of N.C. He was director of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C. 1948-68.
Erected 1998 by Greenwood County Heritage Corridor Committee. (Marker Number 24-14.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Education.
Location. 34° 10.867′ N, 82° 11.033′ W. Marker is in Greenwood, South Carolina, in Greenwood County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 10 and State Highway 225, on the left when traveling west on State Highway 10. Marker is in the southwest corner of the intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenwood SC 29646, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Constance Pope Maxwell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Greenwood County Confederate Monument To The People of Greenwood County (approx. 1.3 miles away); In God We Trust (approx. 1.3 miles away); Municipal Fountain (approx. 1.4 miles away); Main Street (approx. 1.4 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away); Textile Workers Monument (approx. 1˝ miles away); Marshal Ferdinand Foch (approx. 1˝ miles away); Greenwood SC Memorial Marker (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenwood.
Also see . . .
1. Louis Booker Wright. Louis Booker Wright (1899 - 1984) was an American author, educator and librarian. (Submitted on February 24, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Folger Shakespeare Library. Administered by the trustees of Amherst College, the Folger was a gift to the American people from Henry Clay Folger and his wife Emily Jordan Folger. (Submitted on February 24, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 981 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 24, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.