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Spartanburg in Spartanburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Evins-Bivings House

 
 
Evins-Bivings House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 2, 2008
1. Evins-Bivings House Marker
Inscription. According to family tradition, this house was built in 1854 by the Bivings family, local textile pioneers. In 1869, the house was purchased by John H. Evins (1830-1884), Confederate Lieutenant Colonel, state legislator, major of Spartanburg, and U.S. Congressman (1877-1884). The house was placed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.
 
Erected 1986 by Spartanburg Historical Association. (Marker Number 42-13.)
 
Location. 34° 57.575′ N, 81° 56.414′ W. Marker is in Spartanburg, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Marker is at the intersection of North Church Street and Evins Street, on the right when traveling west on North Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 563 North Church Street, Spartanburg SC 29306, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wofford College (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jesse Cleveland (approx. mile away); Grave of William Walker / Magnolia Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Spartanburg Methodist College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. Jesse F. Cleveland Junior High School
Evins-Bivings House image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 2, 2008
2. Evins-Bivings House
(approx. half a mile away); Central Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); "Sparky" the Family Train (approx. 0.7 miles away); Peach Monument (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spartanburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. National Register Information on Evins-Bivings House. (Submitted on August 2, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress, John H. Evins. (Submitted on August 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USMilitary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,354 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 2, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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