Greer in Spartanburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
This site was the center of a strong Spartanburg County agricultural community during the 1800s-1962. Flatwood, remembered for its strong family ties and caring people, was known for its outstanding family farm operations which included cotton, corn, grain, peaches, and cattle.
Flatwood grammar school—1920-1950's
Flatwood Championship Basball Teams—1930-1960
Cross Road Stores Junction
Some flamily names that made up this great heritage are
Anders • Godfrey • Massengale • Bennett • Good • McClimon • Brannon • Hannah • Pittman • Burnett • Hawkins • Ross • Byars • Hendricks • Smith • Cathcart • Hudson • Taylor • Cooper • James • Waddell • Davis • Johnson • Westmoreland • DeShields • Jones • Wood • DeYoung • Leonard • Dillard • Littlefield
GSP originated 1962 - BMW originated 1992
Erected 1999 by GPS and BMW.
Location. 34° 53.758′ N, 82° 11.826′ W. Marker is in Greer, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Marker is at the intersection of Brockman McClimon Road (State Highway 12) and Stevens Road, on the right when traveling north on Brockman McClimon Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greer SC 29651, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Theron J. Hendrix Memorial Highway (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hugh Porter & Jane Baily McClimon (approx. 1.6 miles away); McClimons Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Early White Settlement / The Massacre of Jacob Hite (approx. 2.7 miles away); M106A1 Mortar Carrier (approx. 2.8 miles away); Greer Area Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); All Wars Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Ronnie Eugene Norris Remembrance Fountain (approx. 2.8 miles away); AH-1 Cobra Helicopter (approx. 2.9 miles away); Abner Creek Baptist Church (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greer.
Categories. • Agriculture • Education •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,238 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on December 11, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 30, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 25, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.