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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Central, South Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Pickens County, South Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Pickens County, SC (148) Anderson County, SC (173) Greenville County, SC (377) Oconee County, SC (78) Transylvania County, NC (41)  PickensCounty(148) Pickens County (148)  AndersonCounty(173) Anderson County (173)  GreenvilleCounty(377) Greenville County (377)  OconeeCounty(78) Oconee County (78)  TransylvaniaCountyNorth Carolina(41) Transylvania County (41)
Pickens is the county seat for Pickens County
Central is in Pickens County
      Pickens County (148)  
ADJACENT TO PICKENS COUNTY
      Anderson County (173)  
      Greenville County (377)  
      Oconee County (78)  
      Transylvania County, North Carolina (41)  
 
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1South Carolina (Pickens County), Central — A Community Born of the Railroad
As the midpoint between the major population centers of Atlanta, Georgia and Charlotte, North Carolina, 133 miles from each city, the community of Central found itself the focus of a railroad boom in the early 1870s. The Keowee Courier . . . Map (db m185440) HM
2South Carolina (Pickens County), Central — Bertha Evans Morgan Rose Garden
This rose garden was created to honor Bertha Evans Morgan, wife of J. Robert Morgan, who was a nephew of Jeptha and Minnie Morgan. Bertha Morgan was a teacher, wife, mother, Clemson University employee and dedicated Christian. Throughout her . . . Map (db m16528) HM
3South Carolina (Pickens County), Central — Billy WeemsMemories of a Loved Local
Upon the death of Nina “Bird” Garvin Montgomery in 2000 there were two items in her possession that stirred the emotions of her surviving kin. One was a little paring knife, its handles worn thin by close to a century of peeling potatoes and apples . . . Map (db m185436) HM
4South Carolina (Pickens County), Central — 39-14 — Central
[Front]: The town of Central, chartered in 1875, grew up along what is now Gaines Street. The post office was called Five Mile from 1851 to 1871. In the 1870s the Atlanta & Richmond Airline Railway built its depot, hotel, offices, and . . . Map (db m29834) HM
5South Carolina (Pickens County), Central — Central Railroad Depot & Red Caboose
The car that traditionally signals the end of the train is fittingly displayed as a memorial to Central's railroad heritage. The Norfolk & Western caboose was donated by Norfolk Southern Railroad in 1988 thanks to then Mayor Al Cumbie and Norfolk . . . Map (db m185434) HM
6South Carolina (Pickens County), Central — Central, South Carolina
The “Peach Queen,” along with the “Crescent,” was one of Southern Railway's premier passenger trains that ran through Central. Southern Railway operated these streamlined inter-city passenger trains from the late 1940's until dropping passenger . . . Map (db m185437) HM
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7South Carolina (Pickens County), Central — Freedom's Hill Church
First Wesleyan Methodist Church in the South 1848Map (db m15387) HM
8South Carolina (Pickens County), Central — Furman L. Smith Memorial Highway
In memory of Furman L. Smith Veteran of World War II killed in Italy June 1, 1944 for heroic action beyond the call of duty. He was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor 1925-1944.Map (db m111315) WM
9South Carolina (Pickens County), Central — The Central History MuseumA Merchant Family's Story
The Central Heritage Society purchased the Morgan House in 1995 as headquarters for the Central History Museum. Several of the rooms are almost exactly as Jessie and Jennie Morgan left them, while others focus on Central, South Carolina history. . . . Map (db m15559) HM
10South Carolina (Pickens County), Central — The Central History MuseumA Southern Town's Past and Future
Railroads and Farming In 1873, the town of Central was established as a train headquarters where engines were changed. The town was named for its central location between Atlanta and Charlotte. Central rapidly filled with dispatchers, . . . Map (db m15578) HM
11South Carolina (Pickens County), Central — The Central Railroad Hotel
Across the railroad tracks from the present Red Caboose once stood a long rambling hotel among a grove of trees built by the railroad company in the late nineteenth century, known as the Central Railroad Hotel. The hotel was famous up and down the . . . Map (db m185435) HM
12South Carolina (Pickens County), Central — The Werner Family
The Werner house is located at what is now 201 Werner Street, formerly called Broad Street. The property was purchased in 1919 and became the home of Theodore and Mary McDow Werner, the parents of four girls and six boys. The Werner family was . . . Map (db m185439) HM
 
 
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Oct. 5, 2022