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Textile Workers Monument

 
 
Textile Workers Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 21, 2009
1. Textile Workers Monument Marker
Inscription.
Not until each loom is silent
And the shuttles cease to fly
Will God unroll the pattern
And explain the reason why...
The dark threads are as needful
In the weaver's skillful hand,
As the threads of gold and silver...
For the pattern which he planned.

In dedication to management and workers of the textile industry whose sacrifices helped to achieve the goals of our armed forces in past wars.
 
Erected 1983 by Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary Greenwood Post 8131.
 
Location. 34° 11.383′ N, 82° 9.644′ W. Marker is in Greenwood, South Carolina, in Greenwood County. Marker is at the intersection of Oak Avenue and Main Street, on the right when traveling east on Oak Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenwood SC 29646, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Marshal Ferdinand Foch (within shouting distance of this marker); Municipal Fountain (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); To The People of Greenwood County
Textile Workers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 21, 2009
2. Textile Workers Monument
(about 800 feet away); In God We Trust (about 800 feet away); Greenwood County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Magnolia Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenwood.
 
Additional comments.
1. Marker Relocation
Due to construction of a newer fountain in the area and streetscaping, the Textile Workers memorial has been moved back to in front of the building, next to the War Memorial. The photo shows its location as of June 4, 2014.
    — Submitted June 5, 2014, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida.

 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMilitary
 
Textile Workers Monument Marker Relocation image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, June 4, 2014
3. Textile Workers Monument Marker Relocation
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 22, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 834 times since then and 31 times this year. Last updated on January 22, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 22, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3. submitted on June 5, 2014, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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