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Kershaw in Lancaster County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Kershaw's First Library

 
 
Kershaw's First Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, October 28, 2009
1. Kershaw's First Library Marker
Inscription. This building, originally just south of Kershaw on what is now U.S. Hwy. 521, was built in 1900 for Capt. James V. Welsh (1845-1906) as the office for J.V. Welsh & Sons, a lumber mill. It later housed Kershaw’s first circulating library, founded by the McDowell Music Club, from its creation in 1934 until a new library was built in 1949. The building, moved to this site in 2001, serves as the office for the Stevens Foundation.
 
Erected 2002 by Stevens Foundation and the Kershaw Centennial Commission. (Marker Number 29-24.)
 
Location. 34° 32.844′ N, 80° 34.986′ W. Marker is in Kershaw, South Carolina, in Lancaster County. Marker is on South Cleveland Street 0.1 miles south of West Marion Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kershaw SC 29067, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Welsh's Station / Kershaw Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Kershaw (approx. one mile away); Haile Gold Mine (approx. 2.5 miles away); Beaver Creek Skirmish / Capture of Provisions at Flat Rock (approx. 4 miles away);
Kershaw's First Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 18, 2012
2. Kershaw's First Library Marker
The Battle Of The Hanging Rock (approx. 4.7 miles away); James Ingram Home (approx. 5.3 miles away); Battle of Hanging Rock (approx. 6 miles away); Birthplace of Dr. James Marion Sims (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kershaw.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Buildings
 
Kershaw's First Library image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, October 28, 2009
3. Kershaw's First Library
Kershaw's First Library image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, October 28, 2009
4. Kershaw's First Library
Sundial on the grounds of the building image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 18, 2012
5. Sundial on the grounds of the building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 627 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 31, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.   2. submitted on January 18, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina.   3, 4. submitted on October 31, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.   5. submitted on January 18, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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