Greenwood in Greenwood County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
A Working Goat Farm
Other attractions include a ride on the Emerald Farm Express -- visit the Emerald Farm Model Railroad Clubhouse and see one of the largest model railroads in the southeast. Visitors can shop in the antique, natural food, hobby and soap stores, picnic in the pavilion, feed the fish or just relax and get closer to nature. Bicycle enthusiasts can watch out Saturday morning sanctioned ABA/BMX races. Our rides range in age from 3 1/2 years to 60 years.
The Railroad and Greenwood:
The history of Greenwood is embedded
Exceptional Model Railroad Layout:
Visit the Emerald Farm Model Railroad Club, home of one of the largest layouts in the southeast. Club members have shared their love of the railroad through the magnificent world they have created in two scales. Upstairs, visitors can step back in time, listen to the whistles blow, and see the smoke billow from the engines.
Goat Milk Production:
Our Saanen Goats, a Swiss breed of dairy goat, are noted for their gentle disposition and large milk production. On the average, they each produce 8 to 10 pounds of sweet milk per day. Goat milk is one of the healthiest products for those people with digestive sensitivities. Goat milk produced at Emerald Farm is used to make our all natural soaps, lotions and body products.
Goat Milk Products:
The Farm produces wonderful all natural soaps from the Saanen Goats milk. A gallon of goat milk yields approximately 100 bars of soap. In 1988 the Farm developed its soap formula based on an old process,
Erected by South Carolina Heritage Corridor.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Animals • Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the South Carolina Heritage Corridor series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1988.
Location. 34° 11.85′ N, 82° 6.623′ W. Marker is in Greenwood, South Carolina, in Greenwood County. Marker is on Emerald Farm Road. Marker is located on the south side of the farm's main store building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 409 Emerald Farm Road, Greenwood SC 29646, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Benjamin James Sanders, Jr. (approx. 1.9 miles away); Rock Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); Old Greenwood Cemetery (approx. 2.4 miles away); Mount Pisgah A.M.E. Church (approx. 2½ miles away); Magnolia Cemetery (approx. 2.6 miles away); Mathews Mill Veterans Monument (approx. 2.8 miles away); Marshal Ferdinand Foch (approx. 2.9 miles away); Greenwood SC Memorial Marker (approx. 2.9 miles away); Textile Workers Monument (approx. 2.9 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenwood.
Also see . . .
1. Emerald Farm. Emerald Farm is South Carolina natural food store and South Carolina soap factory that sells all natural foods in South Carolina, holistic medicine, all natural goat milk soap, healthy snacks, herbal nutrition South Carolina and much more. (Submitted on February 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Saanen goat. Saanen goats are a white or cream-colored breed of goat, named for the Saanen valley in Switzerland. (Submitted on February 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
3. Breeds of Livestock: Saanen Goats. The Saanen dairy goat originated in Switzerland, in the Saanen Valley. (Submitted on February 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,857 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18. submitted on February 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.