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New Prospect in Spartanburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lake Bowen

 
 
Lake Bowen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 4, 2008
1. Lake Bowen Marker
Inscription.
[Center Marker]:
Named in honor of
William C. Bowen
Engineer - Chemist of
Spartanburg Water Works
from Dec. 1, 1938 to Nov. 1, 1972

[Left Marker]:
Dedicated to the recreational enjoyment of all people. This plaque erected in recognition of the foresight of water works commissioners and distinguished services of employees.

R. B. Simms
Supt. - 1920 - 1963
John A. Andrea
Gen. - Mgr. - 1963 - 1986
W. C. Bowen
Engr. - Chem. - 1938 - 1972
M. B. Mills
Sec. - Treas. - 1939 - 1968
W. J. Martin 1985
Sec. - Treas. - 1968 - 1985
Glenn Cogdill 1984
Warden - 1960 - 1984

[Right Marker]:
Spartanburg Water Works

This structure and picnic area dedicated to enjoyment of all people.

Commissioners of Public Works of the City of Spartanburg, S.C.
Taylor Blalock Lloyd D. Cantrell C. Henry Duppe Defoix Kirby R.E. Stallings
 
Erected by City of Spartanburg.
 
Location. 35° 6.607′ N, 82° 
Lake Bowen Marker </b>(left side) image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 4, 2008
2. Lake Bowen Marker (left side)
2.434′ W. Marker is in New Prospect, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Marker is on State Highway 9 north of Suttles Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Inman SC 29349, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Inman Veterans Monument ( approx. 5.1 miles away); Boiling Springs, South Carolina ( approx. 5.4 miles away); Boiling Springs Veterans Monument ( approx. 5.4 miles away); Ibra Charles Blackwood ( approx. 5.5 miles away); North Carolina / South Carolina ( approx. 5.5 miles away in North Carolina); Tryon's March ( approx. 5.5 miles away in North Carolina); Old Rutherford Road ( approx. 5.8 miles away); Shiloh Methodist Church ( approx. 6.3 miles away); Robin Helton ( approx. 7.6 miles away); Earle's Ford and Fort ( approx. 8.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Lake William C Bowen. Lake William C Bowen is a 1,600 acre man-made lake operated by Spartanburg Water Works. (Submitted on March 1, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
Spartanburg Water Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 4, 2008
3. Spartanburg Water Works Marker
Lake Bowen Markers image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 4, 2008
4. Lake Bowen Markers
Lake Bowen image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 4, 2008
5. Lake Bowen
There is a boat ramp, walking trail, ice machine, and park
Anchor Park image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 4, 2008
6. Anchor Park
Anchor Park image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 4, 2008
7. Anchor Park
Hope is symbolized in Christian iconography by an Anchor and what does the Anchor do? It keeps the ship on course when the wind and waves rage against it. But the Anchor of Hope is sunk in Heaven, not on Earth.
Gregory Floyd
Dedicated in Loving Memory of Clay by his Family and Friends. May others experience the beauty of God's creation and the joy Clay brought to us.
Clayton Reed Spencer
May 24, 1990 - June 13, 2002
Anchor Park image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 4, 2008
8. Anchor Park
This park has picnic tables, swings, and something for every age to enjoy.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,119 times since then and 99 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 8, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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