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Graniteville in Aiken County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

200th Anniversary of the United States

 
 
200th Anniversary of the United States Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 2008
1. 200th Anniversary of the United States Marker
Inscription.
1776 1976

In memory of the
200th Anniversary of the
United States as an
Independent Nation
and American Patriots
who fought for the freedoms
we now enjoy

Erected by the Towns of
Graniteville, Vaucluse and
Warrenville
July 4th 1976

 
Erected 1976 by Towns of Graniteville, Vaucluse and Warrenville.
 
Location. 33° 33.959′ N, 81° 48.487′ W. Marker is in Graniteville, South Carolina, in Aiken County. Marker is on Marshall Street near Canal Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Graniteville SC 29829, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Graniteville Mill (a few steps from this marker); William Gregg (within shouting distance of this marker); Graniteville Train Derailment (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Graniteville Cemetery (approx. mile away); WW I Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Pickens - Salley House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Robert M. Bell Parkway
200th Anniversary of the United States Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. 200th Anniversary of the United States Marker
History Marker for Graniteville Mill seen in background
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Aiken Hospital / Aiken County Hospital (approx. 4.5 miles away); Highland Park Hotel (approx. 4.7 miles away); Coker Spring (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Graniteville.
 
Also see . . .  United States Bicentennial. The United States Bicentennial was a series of celebrations and observances during the mid-1970s that paid tribute to the historical events leading up to the creation of the United States as an independent republic. (Submitted on January 9, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. LandmarksPatriots & Patriotism
 
200th Anniversary of the United States Marker at Graniteville Mill image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. 200th Anniversary of the United States Marker at Graniteville Mill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,583 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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