Greenville in Greenville County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Here is the dwelling
where our sick and wounded
soldiers found shelter,
food, clothing and sympathy.
The soldiers rest was
established and supported by
the ladies confederate
Erected 1933 by United Daughters of the Confederacy Greenville, South Carolina.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 34° 51.355′ N, 82° 24.115′ W. Marker is in Greenville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker is on College Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville SC 29601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Greenville Woman's College ( within shouting distance of this marker); The Buncombe Road ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Textile Hall ( approx. ¼ mile away); St Mary's Catholic Church ( approx. ¼ mile away); SC Ordinance of Secession ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Armory ( approx. In Memory of 81st Wildcat Division / Camp Sevier ( approx. 0.3 miles away); General Robert E. Lee ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Kershaw Brigade ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Max Heller Legacy Plaza ( approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
1. Soldier's Rest and Heritage Green
Soldier's Rest refers to a building, once used as a boy's academy, operated by the Greenville Female College during and after the Civil War. The marker shown is the approximate location of the building.
The land on which the marker sits is known as Heritage Green. It is home to the Greenville Little Theatre, the Children's Museum, the Greenville County Library, the Greenville County art Museum, and the Upstate History Museum. The land was originally donated by Vardry McBee to the old boys and girls academies with the stipulation that the land always be used for educational and cultural purposes.
— Submitted September 6, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.