Central in Pickens County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Bertha Evans Morgan Rose Garden
This rose garden was created to honor Bertha Evans Morgan, wife of J. Robert Morgan, who was a nephew of Jeptha and Minnie Morgan.
Bertha Morgan was a teacher, wife, mother, Clemson University employee and dedicated Christian. Throughout her long life in the Central area she was an avid gardener who, especially, loved roses.
Roberta M. Head
Betty M. Holcombe
James W. Morgan
Ann M. Harllee
George A. Morgan
Barbara M. Hay
Erected 2001 by Children of Bertha Evans Morgan.
Location. 34° 43.3′ N, 82° 46.8′ W. Marker is in Central, South Carolina, in Pickens County. Marker is on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is in the north side of the rose garden adjacent to the Central History Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 416 Church Street, Central SC 29630, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Central History Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Central History Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Central (approx. ¼ mile away); Freedom's Hill Church John C. Calhoun Memorial Highway (approx. 2.6 miles away); Keowee / John Ewing Colhoun (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Piazza (approx. 3.3 miles away); Ashtabula (approx. 3.4 miles away); Blue Key National Honor Fraternity Gateway (approx. 3.8 miles away); Calhoun - Clemson School (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Central.
Also see . . . A History Museum in An 1893 Home - The Central History Museum and Heritage Society. The Jeptha Morgan House, home of the Central History Museum and headquarters for the Central Heritage Society, retains the atmosphere of a late 19th- to early 20th-century merchant's home. (Submitted on February 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,166 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 3. submitted on November 16, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.