Greer in Spartanburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
This site was the center of a strong Spartanburg County agricultural community during the 1800s-1962. Flatwood, remembered for its strong family ties and caring people, was known for its outstanding family farm operations which included cotton, corn, grain, peaches, and cattle.
Flatwood grammar school—1920-1950's
Flatwood Championship Basball Teams—1930-1960
Cross Road Stores Junction
Some flamily names that made up this great heritage are
Anders Godfrey Massengale Bennett Good McClimon Brannon Hannah Pittman Burnett Hawkins Ross Byars Hendricks Smith Cathcart Hudson Taylor Cooper James Waddell Davis Johnson Westmoreland DeShields Jones Wood DeYoung Leonard Dillard Littlefield
GSP originated 1962 - BMW originated 1992
Erected 1999 by GPS and BMW.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1962.
Location. 34° 53.758′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greer SC 29651, 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. Theron J. Hendrix Memorial Highway (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hugh Porter & Jane Baily McClimon (approx. 1.6 miles away); McClimons Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Early White Settlement / The Massacre of Jacob Hite (approx. 2.7 miles away); M106A1 Mortar Carrier (approx. 2.8 miles away); Greer Area Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); All Wars Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Ronnie Eugene Norris Remembrance Fountain (approx. 2.8 miles away); AH-1 Cobra Helicopter (approx. 2.9 miles away); Abner Creek Baptist Church (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greer.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,497 times since then and 57 times this year. Last updated on December 11, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 30, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 25, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.