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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Greenwood, South Carolina

Clickable Map of Greenwood County, South Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Greenwood County, SC (100) Abbeville County, SC (74) Edgefield County, SC (64) Laurens County, SC (53) McCormick County, SC (39) Newberry County, SC (40) Saluda County, SC (33)  GreenwoodCounty(100) Greenwood County (100)  AbbevilleCounty(74) Abbeville County (74)  EdgefieldCounty(64) Edgefield County (64)  LaurensCounty(53) Laurens County (53)  McCormickCounty(39) McCormick County (39)  NewberryCounty(40) Newberry County (40)  SaludaCounty(33) Saluda County (33)
Greenwood is the county seat for Greenwood County
Greenwood is in Greenwood County
      Greenwood County (100)  
      Abbeville County (74)  
      Edgefield County (64)  
      Laurens County (53)  
      McCormick County (39)  
      Newberry County (40)  
      Saluda County (33)  
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1South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — Constance Pope Maxwell1875-1883
South Side: At the request of Dr. and Mrs. J.C. Maxwell, major benefactors, the orphanage was named in memory of their daughter, who died at the age of seven. Connie Maxwell Orphanage, a ministry of the South . . . Map (db m16422) HM
2South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — Dr. Benjamin James Sanders, Jr.1899-1990
The first born son and seventh child of Benjamin and Elsie Goodman Sanders was born in Allendale, S.C. near Appleton in Barnwell County. The son of a farmer with no school in his community, he attended a one-room one-teacher school that housed . . . Map (db m11631) HM
3South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — Emerald FarmA Working Goat Farm
Emerald Farm, 'a very special place,' is part of an original 450-acre working farm dating from the late 1800s. In keeping with its agricultural heritage, Emerald Farm continues to raise livestock, harvest hay, pecans, herbs and fruit on a small . . . Map (db m16531) HM
4South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — 24-11 — Francis Salvador1747-1776
This young English Jew settled near Coronaca in 1774, representing Ninety Six District in the provincial congresses of 1775-1776, and died in defense of his adopted home on Aug. 1, 1776. He was the first South Carolinian of his faith to hold an . . . Map (db m11117) HM
5South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — Greenwood County Confederate Monument
South Side: Our Confederate Soldiers East Side: 1861 - 1865 Patriots Who animated by the same faith, actuated by the same love of country, beset with the same trials and dangers, enduring with the same fortitude and . . . Map (db m16333) HM
6South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — Greenwood SC Memorial Marker
First: In memorial to Daniel W. Urquhart WWII Navy Veteran Original Crew member of USS Bon Homme Richard (CV31) Organizer and life member of Greenwood DAV Chapter 42 Organizer Newberry DAV chapter 60 Vice Commander District 3 CFW Chapter 8131 . . . Map (db m104012) WM
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7South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — In God We Trust
Dedicated to All Veterans ---------- To the gallant men and women who served our country with honor during peacetime and war We Shall Not ForgetMap (db m16330) HM
8South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — 24-6 — John Henry Logan
December 7, 1821 - March 29, 1885 Teacher, Historian, Physician Born and reared near this spot, John Henry Logan first practiced medicine and taught school in this region before publishing in 1859 his History of Upper South Carolina. He . . . Map (db m73346) HM
9South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — 24-7 — John Perkins BarrattMay 11, 1795 - September 29, 1859
Physician, naturalist, versatile intellect, agricultural leader, president of Abbeville District Medical Society, 1835. Friend of Agassiz, Audubon and other major scientists, by his own advanced thinking, he outlined a theory of serial evolution . . . Map (db m11369) HM
10South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — 24-14 — Louis Booker Wright
Louis Booker Wright (1899-1984), scholar of American colonial history and Elizabethan culture, was born in the Phoenix community and spent his early years at Maxwellton near this site. A prolific author, he was educated at Wofford College and . . . Map (db m16425) HM
11South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — Magnolia Cemetery
The National Register Magnolia CemeteryMap (db m32184) HM
12South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — Main Street"Broadest Street in the World'
Made 316 feet wide by the City and the S.C. Highway Department after moving the C.&W.C. Railways Depot facilities from this plot in, 1949 Paul B. Ellis, Mayor J.J. Rauch, City Manager Councilmen R.C. Herman, J.E. . . . Map (db m16345) HM
13South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — Marshal Ferdinand Foch
On this spot December 9, 1921 Marshal Ferdinand Foch Supreme Commander of the Allied Armies in 1918 expressed to the people of South Carolina his appreciation and that of France for the aid by which the enemy was checked and . . . Map (db m70120) HM
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14South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — Mathews Mill Veterans Monument
West Side: Forever Honour'd Forever Mourn'd This tablet is reverently dedicated to the memory of Thomas L. Hitt Carl Henry Holder who gave their lives for their country in the Korean Conflict South Side: Erected . . . Map (db m16328) WM
15South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — Mount Pisgah A.M.E. Church
The National Register Mount Pisgah A.M.E. ChurchMap (db m32263) HM
16South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — Municipal Fountain
Sponsored by the Greenwood Beautification Commission with contributions from individual, businesses, civic groups and city funds ---------- Dedicated September 18, 1864 ---------- Beautification Commission Mrs. George A. Byrd, . . . Map (db m19456) HM
17South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — Old Greenwood Cemetery
The National Register Old Greenwood CemeteryMap (db m32031) HM
18South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — 24-16 — Rock Presbyterian Church
[Marker Front]: This church, originally known as Rocky Creek Presbyterian Church, was founded in 1770 by ministers sent to upper S.C. from the Synods of New York and Philadelphia. The first church here, a frame structure, was replaced in . . . Map (db m11115) HM
19South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — Textile Workers Monument
Not until each loom is silent And the shuttles cease to fly Will God unroll the pattern And explain the reason why... The dark threads are as needful In the weaver's skillful hand, As the threads of gold and silver... For the . . . Map (db m80435) HM
20South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — To The People of Greenwood County
May the 100 Yoshino Cherry trees planted here and at the Greenwood County Civic Center always grow as a symbol of our friendship and commitment to our new home. Presented in commemoration of the grand opening of Fuji Photo Film, Inc. . . . Map (db m16332) HM
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21South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — World War Memorial
North Side: Erected November 11, 1929 by the Greenwood Post No. 20 of the American Legion the Legion Auxiliary and the Citizens of Greenwood County in honor of the brave men who sacrificed their lives so that liberty and . . . Map (db m80436) WM
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Sep. 27, 2022