Spartanburg in Spartanburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
City of Spartanburg
Mayor James E. Talley
Robert W. Allen, Elizabeth B. Fleming
W.C. Bain, Jr., Roy C. Henderson
Linda C. Dogan, Lewis A. Mills
Architects Landscape Architecture McMillan Smith $ Partners PLLC Innocenti & Webel Spartanburg, South Carolina New York, New York General Contractor Byington Landscape Architects M.B. Kahn Construction Company Greenville, South Carolina Argo Division Greenville, South Carolina
In Response to the Gracious Donation of these seven acres of land by the Barnet Family, The city of Spartanburg developed this park to recognize the significance-past and future-that downtown plays in the livability of our community.
Constructed at the dawn of the new millennium, This beautiful park is representative of a shared vision of this community's future. This landmark will become an integral part of Spartanburg's thriving downtown and will serve as a popular gathering place for friends, families and visitors for many years to come.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical date for this entry is November 21, 1736.
Location. 34° 57.217′ N, 81° 55.713′ W. Marker is in Spartanburg, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Marker is at the intersection of E St. John St. (State Highway 29) and North Converse Street (State Highway 250) on E St. John St.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spartanburg SC 29302, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Don Reno / The Blue Ridge Quartet (approx. 0.2 miles away); Walter Hyatt / DesChamps Hood (approx. ¼ mile away); Central Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Hank Garland / Johnny Blowers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Palmetto Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Church of the Advent (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pink Anderson / The Marshall Tucker Band (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Spartanburg, S.C. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Daniel Morgan Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Walker / Clara Smith (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spartanburg.
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