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Iva in Anderson County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Old Iva Depot Mural

 
 
Old Iva Depot Mural Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, April 17, 2012
1. Old Iva Depot Mural Marker
Inscription.
This beautiful mural of the Old Iva Depot erected in 1886 with the C. & W.C. Train, painted by artist Oscar Velasquez, is dedicated to our forebears, to the churches and citizens of our community for their contribution to the growth of the town of Iva, with gratitude to God for this part of our cherished heritage.

Funds to have this scene painted were made available by contributions from the Reviva Organization, citizens and friends, and in loving memory of the following:

Archie L. Gray by Mrs. Archie Gray
Charles D. Evans by the Ernest W. Evans family
Gladys B. Shirley by the Alvis Shirley family
Girl Scouts by Iva Girl Scouts and Leaders (1960-64)
October 13, 1981
Iva, South Carolina

Flood lights for mural
dedicated to the loving memory of
John C. Gurley, Sr.
December 31, 1991
Iva, South Carolina

 
Erected 1991.
 
Location. 34° 18.317′ N, 82° 39.85′ W. Marker is in Iva, South Carolina, in Anderson County. Marker is at the intersection of East Jackson Street and West Front Street (South Carolina Highway 81), on the right when traveling north on East Jackson Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Iva SC 29655, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Old Iva Depot Mural Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, April 17, 2012
2. Old Iva Depot Mural Marker
At least 10 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Iva Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 1965 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Iva (about 400 feet away); Good Hope Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Good Hope Presbyterian Church Cemetery (approx. 2 miles away); Good Hope Presbyterian Church (approx. 2 miles away); Generostee A.R.P. Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); Moffettsville / Moffettsville Postmaster Appointments (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lowndesville Veterans Monument (approx. 6 miles away); Lowndesville (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Iva.
 
Also see . . .  Charleston and Western Carolina Railway. The Charleston and Western Carolina Railway (C&WC) was formed in 1896 to operate the lines of the former Port Royal and Augusta Railway (PR&A) and the Port Royal and Western Carolina Railway (PR&WC). (Submitted on April 23, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Old Iva Depot Mural and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, April 17, 2012
3. Old Iva Depot Mural and Marker
Old Iva Depot Mural Marker<br>Iva Downtown in Background image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, April 17, 2012
4. Old Iva Depot Mural Marker
Iva Downtown in Background
Old Iva Depot Mural image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, April 17, 2012
5. Old Iva Depot Mural
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 552 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 23, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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