Near Travelers Rest in Greenville County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
John H. Goodwin House
Among the oldest surviving buildings in Greenville County, the John H. Goodwin House originated as a 2~room log cabin built c. 1793 by Robert Cooke. It is significant for its evolution into a 2~story dogtrot and, finally, the vernacular Greek Revival form it assumed c. 1842, when John H. Goodwin bought the house and 600 ac. of land. Goodwin family descendants owned the home until 2005.
Erected 2020 by Reedy River Falls Chapter SC Society Colonial Dames XVII, and Greenville City Council. (Marker Number 23 92.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed Architecture • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1793.
Location. 35° 5.309′ N, 82° 27.1′ W. Marker is near Travelers Rest, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker is at the intersection of Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway (State Highway 11) and Lima Baptist Church Road, on the right when traveling west on Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Travelers Rest SC 29690, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Slater Hall (approx. 4.7 miles away); North Greenville Baptist Academy (approx. 4.7 miles away); Poinsett Bridge (approx. 4.8 miles away); Mush Creek Baptist Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); Gap Creek Baptist Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); Tigerville (approx. 4.9 miles away); David Barton Home Site (approx. 4.9 miles away); To the Glory of God (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Travelers Rest.
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