Rock Hill in York County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Company / Rock Hill Buggy Company and Anderson Motor Company
Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Company
The Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Company, a division of M. Lowenstein & Sons, of New York, went into operation at this site during the last quarter of 1929. The first general manager was Archie O. Joslin. Known familiarly as “The Bleachery,” this industrial plant provided indispensable employment to the citizens of Rock Hill during the Great Depression.
Rock Hill Buggy Company and Anderson Motor Company
The first building occupied by the Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Company when it opened in 1929 stood north of this spot and had formerly housed the Anderson Motor Company, a local manufacturer of automobiles from 1916 to 1925. East of this spot stood the last of the large wooden buildings that were the home of the Rock Hill Buggy Company. Built in 1892-93 by John G. Anderson, founder, this multi-story frame structure was burned in the spectacular fire of January 6, 1940.
Erected 1976 by America's Bicentennial by Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Company. A Division of M. Lowenstein & Sons, Inc.
Location. 34° 55.845′ N, 81° 1.822′ W. Marker is in Rock Hill, South Touch for map. Located just inside the gate of the Laurelwood Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 143 Laurel Street, Rock Hill SC 29730, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rock Hill Buggy Company / Anderson Motor Company (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rock Hill Cotton Factory (approx. ¼ mile away); Rock Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rock Hill Depots / Rock Hill Street Railway (approx. 0.3 miles away); James Milton Cherry House (approx. 0.3 miles away); McCrory's Civil Rights Sit-ins / "Friendship Nine" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Village of Rock Hill / City of Rock Hill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Andrew Jackson Hotel / Vernon Grant (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rock Hill.
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