Anderson in Anderson County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
William Arthur Floyd
May 1, 1945 - May 13, 1999
William A. Floyd Amphitheater
Dedicated May 1, 1999
Anderson County Council, 1999-2000
William Floyd, Chairman, Clint Wright, Vice Chairman
Larry E. Greer, J. Mike Holden, G. Fred Tolly, Jr.
Joey R. Preston, County Administrator
The Amphitheater was built to meet the cultural and recreational needs of Anderson County residents.
Three Anderson County Departments performed the general construction and site work.
The County Road department worked under the direction
The County Building Maintenance Department was supervised by Mr. Bill Lloyd, Building Projects Engineer.
The Anderson Sports & Entertainment Center staff was directed by Mr. Charles Wyatt, ASEC Director.
In addition, inmates housed in the Anderson County Detention Center contributed to the project, working under the direction of Mr. Bob Daly, Detention center Director.
[List of committees, boards, and members.]
The use of recycled tires in the construction of the Anderson Sports and Entertainment Center is unparalleled in the state of South Carolina. Highly touted as a responsible construction choice, using recycled tires with a project like this doesn't just provide drainage; it also keeps tires out of landfills. The tires used in this project were collected from Anderson County residents at the White Street Convenience Center and shredded by Shred Tire, Inc., a Trenton, South Carolina company dedicated to turning waste tires into reusable forms such as landscaping mulch, drainage fill, playground cover, and potting soil additive. Recycled tires, in various forms, provide crucial structural support for this project. Crumb rubber, a product of recycled tires, comes as very small, pebbled-like pieces and almost granular in texture and allows water to trickle through its thickness instead of retaining
Location. 34° 32.2′ N, 82° 40.85′ W. Marker is in Anderson, South Carolina, in Anderson County. Marker can be reached from County Road 16, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Anderson County Fire Fighters Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Hole (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Lady of the Skies (approx. 0.2 miles away); Weather Reporting Station (approx. ¼ mile away); The Anderson Sports and Entertainment Complex (approx. 0.3 miles away); Anderson County Veterans Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); M42A1 "Duster" (was approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing. ); Vietnam Veterans Monument (approx. 1½ miles away); Temple B'Nai Isreal (approx. 2.2 miles away); Anderson, S.C. (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anderson.
Also see . . . Anderson County Sports and Entertainment Center. The 300-acre Anderson Sports & Entertainment Center is located in Anderson County, South Carolina, just minutes from Interstate 85 halfway between Charlotte, North Carolina, and Atlanta, Georgia. (Submitted on August 2, 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 August 2, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,271 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 2, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 7. submitted on September 25, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.