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

Orr Mill Cemetery

Preserving Our Cemeteries

 
 
Orr Mill Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
1. Orr Mill Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
Deeded to the City in 1992, these humble grounds are the final resting place for some Orr Mill employees and family members dating to the 1800s. Numerous graves are here, marked and unmarked, including infants.

Help us improve these unique memorial grounds as a tribute to our past and to welcome visitors for generations to come.
 
Erected by City of Anderson, Foothills Community Foundation, Anderson Heritage, Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1992.
 
Location. 34° 29.4′ N, 82° 39.283′ W. Marker is in Anderson, South Carolina, in Anderson County. Marker is on Sayre Street (U.S. 29). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 433 Sayre Street, Anderson SC 29624, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Westview Cemetery World War Casualties Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); University Hill (approx. half a mile away); Anderson Boys' High School (approx. 0.6 miles away); McDuffie High School (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Paul's Baptist Church -- 1865
Orr Mill Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
2. Orr Mill Cemetery Marker
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of First African American High School in Anderson County (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Greeley Institute (approx. 0.7 miles away); Dr. Samuel Marshall Orr House (approx. ¾ mile away); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. ¾ mile away); Thompson Centennial United ME Church -- 1867 (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anderson.
 
Orr Mill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
3. Orr Mill Cemetery
Orr Mill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2009
4. Orr Mill Cemetery
James Porter Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
5. James Porter Tombstone
Son of
J.H. & Joyce
Oscar Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
6. Oscar Tombstone
Mrs B.C. Crisp Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
7. Mrs B.C. Crisp Tombstone
Jan. 11, 1899
Dec. 25, 1931
Only Fenced-in Plot in Cemetery<br>No Marker Remains for the Plot image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
8. Only Fenced-in Plot in Cemetery
No Marker Remains for the Plot
John D Lockey Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
9. John D Lockey Tombstone
Baby
Aug. 19, 1920
Dec. 5, 1923
J.M. Blackwell Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
10. J.M. Blackwell Tombstone
Born June 9, 1829
Died Jan. 10, 1914
Willie Lee Blackwell Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
11. Willie Lee Blackwell Tombstone
Jan. 21, 1916
Aug. 12, 1916
Roy Smith Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
12. Roy Smith Tombstone
Son of
Robert & Minnie
Smith
May 5, 1912
June 6, 1912
A.N. Day Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
13. A.N. Day Tombstone
Jan. 30, 1871
June 25, 1920
Infant Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
14. Infant Tombstone
Born and Died
June 5, 1917
Rebecca Burgess Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
15. Rebecca Burgess Tombstone
Wife of
L. Burgess
Mar. 27, 1834
Mar. 24, 1921
At Rest
Railroad Track That Runs Along the<br>North Border of Orr Mill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
16. Railroad Track That Runs Along the
North Border of Orr Mill Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 836 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 2, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16. submitted on December 3, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

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