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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Greer, 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
Greer 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), Greer — 101 Trade Street
The National Register of Historic Places 101 Trade Street Greer Downtown Historic District South Carolina Department of Archives And HistoryMap (db m50206) HM
2South Carolina (Greenville County), Greer — 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 m8446) HM
3South Carolina (Greenville County), Greer — 23-87 — Col. John and Jane Thomas
(front) John Jane Black Thomas emigrated to S.C. c.1755 from Chester Co., PA. John was a local magistrate and militia captain. As the Revolutionary War began, he was elected Colonel of the Spartan Regiment. Captured in 1779, he was held in . . . Map (db m198226) HM
4South Carolina (Greenville County), Greer — 23-21 — Cotton Mills
By 1820 one of the first cotton mills in Greenville County was located at these river shoals. Pelham Manufacturing Co. purchased a mill here sixty years later.Map (db m19061) HM
5South Carolina (Greenville County), Greer — 23-33 — Early White Settlement / The Massacre of Jacob Hite
[Marker Front]: Early White Settlement By 1768 Indian traders and land speculators Richard Pearis (d. 1794) and Jacob Hite of Virginia acquired large tracts from the Cherokees in present-day Greenville County. Though royal . . . Map (db m24254) HM
6South Carolina (Greenville County), Greer — Gilreath's Mill
State of South Carolina Department of Archives and History Gilreath's Mill has been entered on The National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior under provisions of the National Historic . . . Map (db m11602) HM
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7South Carolina (Greenville County), Greer — Indian Boundary Line
This marks the eastern boundary (the present Greenville-Spartanburg county line) between the Cherokee Nation and the province of South Carolina from the end of the Cherokee War (1759-61) until 1777. In that year, the Treaty of DeWitt's Corner . . . Map (db m206349) HM
8South Carolina (Greenville County), Greer — 23-4 — Indian Boundary Line
This marks the eastern boundary (the present Greenville-Spartanburg county line) between the Cherokee Nation and the province of South Carolina from the end of the Cherokee War (1759-61) until 1777. In that year, the Treaty of DeWitt's Corner . . . Map (db m11264) HM
9South Carolina (Greenville County), Greer — Manufacturing Site
On this site in 1820 John Weaver established a yarn mill. It changed owners several times until about 1900 when Spartan Commodor Berry tore down and built on the same foundation. Berry operated a cotton gin, grist mill and saw mill. In 1912 he . . . Map (db m7939) HM
10South Carolina (Greenville County), Greer — Mike Garfield
In Memory of Mike Garfield Friend of Children • Community Servant Lover of Greer • Dream Builder Visionary for Kids Planet and Kids Planet Too Through the laughter of those at play, Mike's legacy endures. His character and his dreams will . . . Map (db m12284) HM
11South Carolina (Greenville County), Greer — 23-83 — National Highway
(front) The Bankhead National Hwy. Association was formed in 1916 with the goal of creating a transcontinental highway that would run from Washington, D.C. to San Diego, CA. When completed in 1920, it became the second transcontinental . . . Map (db m198225) HM
12South Carolina (Greenville County), Greer — O'Neal VillageEst. 2007
Named for John Belton O'Neall (1793-1863) Chief Justice of the State of South CarolinaMap (db m9831) HM
13South Carolina (Greenville County), Greer — Spring-Wood Park
This park was planned and developed by The Greer City Council with reconstruction finance corporation funds.Map (db m11278) HM
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14South Carolina (Greenville County), Greer — Stone Mortar(Circa 1500-1800 AD)
Discovered about 1930 by Henry Clark near Frohawk Creek on property belonging to J.T. Moon. Most likely used to crack and grind corn and acorns into meal by a band of Lower Cherokee, this mortar is highly unusual because of its massive . . . Map (db m30810) HM
15South Carolina (Greenville County), Greer — 23 54 — Suber's Mill
Four generations of the Suber family have owned and operated a waterpowered grist mill on Princess Creek, a branch of the Enoree River, since shortly after the Civil War. James A. Suber (1826-1923) ran a sawmill and whiskey still a short distance . . . Map (db m56839) HM
16South Carolina (Greenville County), Greer — Tribute to Greer Firefighters"The Fire Boys Team"
. . . Map (db m11181) HM
17South Carolina (Greenville County), Greer — Worth Barnett Overpass
. . . Map (db m10750) HM
18South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Greer — AH-1 Cobra Helicopter
First helicopter designed for close air troop support equipped with varied armaments including gatling guns and missiles capable of high maneuverability at speeds of 141 MPH. 1,116 AH-1Gs were deployed to Vietnam from 1967 to 1973 logging over . . . Map (db m10746) HM
19South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Greer — All Wars Memorial
[Marker's West Face]: Dedicated to the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice, and in honor of all who served their country in time of need. Duty Honor Country [Marker's South Face]: The Purple Heart is . . . Map (db m10884) WM
20South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Greer — Flatwood
This site was the center of a strong Spartanburg County agricultural community during the 1800s-1962. Flatwood, remembered for its strong family ties and caring people, was known for its outstanding family farm operations which included cotton, . . . Map (db m38889) HM
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21South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Greer — Greer Area Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of all the members of the Armed Forces from the Greer area who sacrificed their lives in the defense of our country.Map (db m10921) HM
22South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Greer — Hampton
Anthony Hampton Feb. 3, 1715 - July 1776 with wife, son Preston, and grandson massacreed by Cherokee Indians, July 1776 Tyger River, Spartanburg District, S. C. Maj. Gen. Wade Hampton 1752 - 1835 Col. Wade Hampton, 1791 - 1858 . . . Map (db m10400) HM
23South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Greer — Hugh Porter & Jane Baily McClimonFirst McClimon Family in South Carolina
Born to this union, six children, John Pressely gave the land for Liberty Hill Church. The first church was logs. Sallie McClimon married Jeremiah Glenn. They gave most of the money to build the first frame building. A committee asked Sallie . . . Map (db m40059) HM
24South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Greer — M106A1 Mortar Carrier
1964 Modification of the M-113 armoured personnel carrier fitted with a 4.2-inch mortar on a rotating turntable for highly mobile firepower. The M106A1 is capable of amphibious operation and speeds of 40 MPH. The M106A1 has seen . . . Map (db m10747) HM
25South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Greer — McClimons Memorial
In memory of Hugh Porter McClimons, his wife, Jane Bailey, and her brothers, Hugh and Robert Bailey, pioneers, who helped build this section of Greenville and Spartanburg district. Hugh Porter McClimons came from Aronak, Ireland, at the age . . . Map (db m22445) HM
26South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Greer — Ronnie Eugene Norris Remembrance Fountain
This fountain is dedicated to the honor and memory of Ronnie Eugene Norris. He was the son of Thomas and Martha Norris and a graduate of Greer High School - the class of 1965. Ronnie gave the ultimate sacrifice for his country in . . . Map (db m10748) HM
27South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Greer — Theron J. Hendrix Memorial Highway
Honoring Theron J. Hendrix Engineer with South Carolina State Highway Department 1927--1970 State Highway Engineer 1962--1970Map (db m10978) HM
28South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Greer — Woods Fort
1775 Near this site stood Woods Fort A refuge for women and children from the Cherokee IndiansMap (db m10398) HM
 
 
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Dec. 2, 2022