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

Point of View

 
 
Point of View Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 12, 2008
1. Point of View Marker
Inscription.
The View from the Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area
Located in northwestern South Carolina. The Blue Ridge Escarpment ends with an abrupt drop of some 2,000 feet to the foothills below, where the state's Piedmont region begins. The escarpment affords spectacular waterfalls and provides a protected environment for rare and endangered plant and animal species.

Campbell Mountain
2589 feet

Paris Mountain State Park
This isolated mountain stands at 2020 feet above sea level.

Glassy Mountain
1702 feet

Stool Mountain
2600 feet

Table Rock Mountain
This prominent granite outcropping at 3124 feet is a stark contract to the heavily wood forests below. Table Rock State Park is located to the southeast side of the mountain.

Pinnacle Mountain
At a height of 3425 feet, the highest point entirely in South Carolina.

Piedmont
Gently rolling hills at the foot of the mountains. Piedmont is French for foot of the mountains.

Dismal Forest
A dense, mature hardwood forest that stretches for miles beneath Caesars Head State Park.

Table Rock Reservoir
This picturesque lake is a source of water for the city of Greenville.

Raven
Point of View Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 28, 2009
2. Point of View Marker
Cliff Mountain

The raven, this 3000 foot mountain's namesake, has nested on it's cliffs for over a hundred years.
 
Erected by South Carolina State Park Service.
 
Location. 35° 6.415′ N, 82° 37.926′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker can be reached from Caesars Head Drive near Geer Highway (Route 276). Touch for map. Marker is in Caesars Head State Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8155 Geer Highway, Cleveland SC 29635, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tommy Wyche (a few steps from this marker); Welcome to Caesars Head State Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Raven Cliff Falls (approx. 1.5 miles away); North Carolina / South Carolina (approx. 1.6 miles away in North Carolina); Beliefs Set in Stone (approx. 6.1 miles away); The Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 6.5 miles away); a different marker also named Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 6.5 miles away); A CCC Classic (approx. 6.5 miles away); Parkitecture (approx. 6.6 miles away); Granite and Gravity (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
 
Regarding Point of View. Photo on marker points out names of mountains
Walking Path Leading to Point of View Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 28, 2009
3. Walking Path Leading to Point of View Marker
in view and physical features of the surrounding area.
 
Also see . . .
1. Caesars Head State Park website. Caesars Head State Park has long been a must-see in the South Carolina Upstate. (Submitted on October 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 

2. Caesars Head State Park. Caesars Head State Park is located in northern Greenville County, SC, only three miles (5 km) from the North Carolina border. (Submitted on June 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Table Rock State Park. Table Rock Mountain provides a towering backdrop for an upcountry retreat at the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains. (Submitted on June 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

4. Pinnacle Mountain (South Carolina). Pinnacle Mountain is the highest mountain totally within the state of South Carolina (though it is not as high as nearby Sassafras Mountain). (Submitted on June 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

5. Paris Mountain State Park. A renovated historic bathhouse serves as the new hub of activities at popular Paris Mountain State Park. (Submitted on June 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

6. Glassy Mountain (South Carolina). Glassy Mountain is a mountain close to Pickens, South Carolina, USA, in Northwestern South Carolina, with a summit elevation of 1647 feet (502 m) above mean sea level. (Submitted on June 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Point Of View image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 12, 2008
4. Point Of View
The lake is the Table Rock Reservoir.
 

7. Stool Mountain. Cherokee legend says this was the stool where the Great Spirit would sit when eating at the table of Table Rock. (Submitted on June 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

8. Table Rock Reservoir. Table Rock Reservoir is on the South Saluda River in Greenville County, South Carolina and is used for drinking water purposes. (Submitted on June 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Environment
 
Point Of View image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 12, 2008
5. Point Of View
Point Of View image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 12, 2008
6. Point Of View
Ravens Cliff Mountain image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 1, 2007
7. Ravens Cliff Mountain
Table Rock and Reservoir image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 1, 2007
8. Table Rock and Reservoir
Caesars Head image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 12, 2008
9. Caesars Head
Point of View Elevation image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 28, 2009
10. Point of View Elevation
Water Tower image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 12, 2008
11. Water Tower
This water tower is located at the top of Ceasars Head State Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,240 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 15, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   2. submitted on June 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3. submitted on October 17, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   4, 5, 6. submitted on October 15, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   7, 8. submitted on June 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   9. submitted on October 15, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   10. submitted on June 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   11. submitted on October 16, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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