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Historical Markers in Fountain Inn, South Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Greenville 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 Greenville County, SC (377) Abbeville County, SC (74) Anderson County, SC (173) Laurens County, SC (53) Pickens County, SC (148) Spartanburg County, SC (128) Henderson County, NC (78) Polk County, NC (24) Transylvania County, NC (41)  GreenvilleCounty(377) Greenville County (377)  AbbevilleCounty(74) Abbeville County (74)  AndersonCounty(173) Anderson County (173)  LaurensCounty(53) Laurens County (53)  PickensCounty(148) Pickens County (148)  SpartanburgCounty(128) Spartanburg County (128)  HendersonCountyNorth Carolina(78) Henderson County (78)  PolkCounty(24) Polk County (24)  TransylvaniaCounty(41) Transylvania County (41)
Greenville is the county seat for Greenville County
Fountain Inn is in Greenville County
      Greenville County (377)  
ADJACENT TO GREENVILLE COUNTY
      Abbeville County (74)  
      Anderson County (173)  
      Laurens County (53)  
      Pickens County (148)  
      Spartanburg County (128)  
      Henderson County, North Carolina (78)  
      Polk County, North Carolina (24)  
      Transylvania County, North Carolina (41)  
 
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1South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — Cannon Memorial Park Veterans Monument
[Top Plaque]: In Honor of our fallen hero Courtesy of Cannon Memorial Park [Lower Plaque]: Although you are gone your strength to fight for our lives, property and our freedom at home will always be known. May you . . . Map (db m40286) HM
2South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — Charles G. Garrett Interchange
Named in 1985 by action of the General Assembly and Highway Commission in recognition of his many years of devoted service to the people of Greenville County and of the state Former Mayor, Fountain Inn Member House of . . . Map (db m40142) HM
3South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — 23-30 — Cherokee Boundary (1767)
[Front]: In 1766-67 S.C. & N.C. negotiated with the Cherokee to establish a boundary between Indian land to the west and new settlement to the east. This north-south line ran past this point to N.C. and on to Va. In S.C. it ran north . . . Map (db m49086) HM
4South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — Clayton "Peg Leg" Bates10/11/07 - 12/6/98
[Southwest]: Don't look at me in sympathy, I'm glad I'm this way for I feel good and I'm knocking on wood, as long as I can say you just watch me peg it. You can tell by the way I leg it that I'm Peg Leg Bates, the one legged dancing man. I . . . Map (db m9022) HM
5South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — Environment – Cedar Falls Park
Pre 1700 Cedar Falls Environment • The Piedmont foothills of South Carolina was a frontier landscape. Ancient oak and hickory trees reached for the sun creating a rich canopy that shaded the forest floor. • The forest was interspersed . . . Map (db m198540) HM
6South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — Eve
In Memory of Eve The First WomanMap (db m19297) HM
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7South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — 23-19 — Fairview Church / Fairview Cemetery
(Front): Settlers from the Nazareth area of Spartanburg County founded this Presbyterian church in 1786 on land ceded by the Cherokee Indians in the treaty of DeWitt's Corner, 1777. It is said that three buildings, two of logs and one of . . . Map (db m8946) HM
8South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — 23-62 — Fountain Inn Cemetery
(front) Fountain Inn Cemetery was established c. 1890. Most of the land was deeded to the town by Lafayette Martin, and his son, D.R. Martin, sold an adjoining parcel in 1924 to expand the cemetery. An earlier graveyard had been located . . . Map (db m198321) HM
9South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — 23-55 — Fountain Inn Cotton Mill / Woodside Mill and Village
(front) Fountain Inn Cotton Mill Fountain Inn Cotton Mill, which stood here from 1898 to 2002, was first owned and operated by brothers A.J., C.E., R.L., and W.J. Graham. Built with 5,000 spindles, it expanded to 10,000 spindles . . . Map (db m198269) HM
10South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — Fountain Inn High School
The National Register of Historic Places Fountain Inn High SchoolMap (db m31724) HM
11South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — 23-61 — Fountain Inn High School
(front) Fountain Inn High School was built in 1939 and was the town high school until 1957. It remained in use as Fountain Inn Elementary School until 1997. The City of Fountain Inn purchased the property in 1999 and at that time the . . . Map (db m198266) HM
12South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — 23-45 — Fountain Inn Rosenwald School
[Front]: The Fountain Inn Rosenwald School, also known as the Fountain Inn Colored School, was a complex of several buildings built here from 1928 to 1942. The first school, a frame seven-room elementary school for grades 1-7, was a . . . Map (db m50524) HM
13South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — Fountain Inn Veterans Monument
Dedicated to the memory of our fallen comradesMap (db m19269) HM
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14South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — History - Cedar Falls Park
The Cherokee in South Carolina Prior to 1776 The Cherokee call themselves Tsalagi or Aniyunwiya which means “Principal People”. There were no known permanent Native American settlements at this site. The area was a wilderness hunting . . . Map (db m198539) HM
15South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — History - Cedar Falls Park
Cedar Falls 1800’s The rock shoals at Cedar Falls were used for hundreds of years by Native Americans as a hunting camp site and transportation ford to cross the Reedy River. Due to the elevation change in the river, generating waterpower . . . Map (db m198574) HM
16South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — History – Cedar Falls Park
Settled in the 1780’s, Fork Shoals was not a typical Southern textile mill village where residents earned their living solely at the mill. The community was primarily agrarian and the people supplemented their farm income by working at the mill. . . . Map (db m198572) HM
17South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — Mrs. Emmie Fulmer
In Honor or Mrs. Emmie Fulmer Age 102 - 1981 Nation's Oldest Active Garden Club MemberMap (db m19293) HM
18South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — 23-6 — Old Fountain Inn
According to tradition an ante-bellum inn with a gushing fountain in the front yard stood near here on the old stage road between Greenville and Columbia and served as a meeting place for men in the area in those days. The present town, charted Dec. . . . Map (db m8447) HM
19South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — Snow Campaign Chapter Marker
. . . Map (db m19272) HM
20South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — 23-29 — Stone's Mill / Jones' Mill
Stone's Mill: The first grist mill on Big Durbin Creek was built about 1813 for John Bruce (d. 1818), a veteran of the American Revolution, who also ran a sawmill and woolen mill here. The present mill, built by slave labor before 1860, is made . . . Map (db m43522) HM
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21South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — 23-21 — Tullyton
This house was built by T.C. Booling c. 1840 near the old Indian boundary. C.B. Stewart minister of nearby Fairview Presbyterian Church lived here 1859-1890.Map (db m8947) HM
 
 
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Nov. 30, 2022