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Greenville in Greenville County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Buncombe Road

 
 
The Buncombe Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, March 31, 2009
1. The Buncombe Road Marker
Inscription.  This road, long in use, was completed in 1820 during the administration of Joel R. Poinsett, president of the Board of Public Works. Paved July 1926.
 
Erected 1936 by Nathanael Greene Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 34° 51.183′ N, 82° 24.017′ W. Marker is in Greenville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker is at the intersection of Buncombe Street and Richardson Street on Buncombe Street. Marker is across the street from the south side of Buncombe Street United Methodist Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Buncombe Street, 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. McKay Memorial Chapel (part of First Presbyterian Church) (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Max Heller Legacy Plaza (about 800 feet away); Textile Hall (approx.
The Buncombe Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, March 31, 2009
2. The Buncombe Road Marker
Intersection of Richardson and Buncombe Streets in background.
0.2 miles away); Sterling High School Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Greenville Woman's College (approx. 0.2 miles away); St Mary's Catholic Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stradley and Barr Dry Goods Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); Downtown Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 3, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 919 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on July 3, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 3, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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