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Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Gettysburg Seminary
The Lutheran Theological Seminary is the oldest continuing graduate and professional school of the Lutheran tradition in the Americas. Its campus has long been a crossroads of history. We invite you to walk the steps of the soldiers who fought . . . — Map (db m91301) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Lincoln Address Memorial
This monument commemorates Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863. The Address was delivered about 300 yards from this spot along the upper Cemetery drive. The site is now marked by the Soldiers' National Monument. Dedicated Jan. . . . — Map (db m90763) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — This Breastwork
This Breastwork was constructed by Rodes's Division C.S.A. July 4, 1863 — Map (db m91224) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — "Big Bob"
This Alarm Bell Was Acquired During The Term Of Robert McGowan Hill Mayor, 1892 - 1898 And Named For Him. — Map (db m11852) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Abbeville County Confederate Monument
South: Ship's Anchor 1861-1865 "The world shall yet decide, In truth's clear, far-off light, That the soldiers who wore the gray, and died With Lee were in the right!" ---------- "Brave men may die - right has no . . . — Map (db m11279) WM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Abbeville County Courthouse (1908)
Abbeville's 6th courthouse - designed in beaux arts classical style by Edwards & Walter of Atlanta - dedicated in 1908 with City Hall/Opera House. (Two buildings indirectly financed by profits from Abbeville Dispensary, only one still operating . . . — Map (db m14870) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Abbeville County Veterans Memorial
In Grateful Memory Of our loves ones from Abbeville County who stand in the unbroken lines of patriots who have dared to die that freedom might live and grow and increase its blessings. World War I Sam Adams, Cleveland . . . — Map (db m11859) WM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Abbeville Opera House (1908)
Abbeville was a railway stopover for "road companies" traveling eastern seaboard from New York to Atlanta so town included an Opera House in its new municipal building designed by Edwards & Walter of Atlanta. • Dedicated October 1st, 1908 . . . — Map (db m10354) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Abbeville Square — A Stately County Square
The heart of Abbeville's Historic District is the magnificent tree-shaded Court Square. Located here is the replica of the original Confederate Monument erected in August, 1906 by the Daughters of the Confederacy, an old iron bell once used as . . . — Map (db m12097) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — 1-4 — Abbeville's Confederate Colonels
Augustus J. Lythgoe, 19 S.C. Inf. Killed Murfreesboro, 1862 J. Foster Marshall, Orr's Rifles Killed Second Manassas, 1862 George M. Miller, Orr's Rifles Wounded Spotsylvania, 1864 . . . — Map (db m10625) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Belmont Inn (1903)
Opened August 1903 as $30,000 hotel "The Eureka" under management W.T. McFall. Built to cater to "drummers" of the textile trade with 30 rooms and 1 public bath. Banquet rooms used to show their wares while Curtain Call Lounge was a barber shop. . . . — Map (db m7169) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — 1-5 — Birthplace of Calhoun
On this land settled by his father Patrick Calhoun in the 1750s, defended against the Indians in the Cherokee War and the enemies of liberty in the American Revolution, John Caldwell Calhoun, American statesman and champion of the old South, was . . . — Map (db m10626) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Bowie — Christian Pioneers
Front (East) Inscription Abraham Boey came from Sterlingshire, Scotland to Charles County, Md. about 1700. His son John had six sons, one being Rhodi who married Ann Price. Rhodi's six children moved to Abbeville County, S.C. ca. . . . — Map (db m43827) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — 1-3 — Bowie Family Memorial
Erected by the descendants of Abraham Bowie, born in Scotland and settled in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland, about 1700 A.D. The family of his grandson Rhody Bowie, moved to Abbeville County, South Carolina about 1800. Eli . . . — Map (db m9338) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — 1-7 — Burt-Stark House / Jefferson Davis’s Flight
Burt-Stark House When Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy, left Richmond after its fall in April 1865, he traveled south, trying to reach and rally the remnants of his army. On May 2, he spent the night at the home of Col. Armistead . . . — Map (db m10564) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Clarence E. Pressley
In Memory of Clarence E. Pressley A Son of Abbeville, South Carolina Businessman - Humanitarian - Leader Friend - Mentor - Family Protector. — Map (db m25197) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — 1-18 — Colonial Block House/Fort Pickens
Colonial Block House A "block house," a log building on a stone foundation, stood SE on Parker Creek from ca. 1767 into the 1850's. It was built by Andrew Pickens (1759-1817), later a militia general in the American Revolution, a state . . . — Map (db m77340) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Conservation Cabin
Built by James Fell in 1815 in the Cedar Springs area of old Abbeville District — Map (db m11863) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Constitution Tree
This Living Legacy was Planted to Commemorate the Bicentennial of the Signing of the United States Constitution 1787-1987 — Map (db m43733) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — First Burial in Long Cane Cemetery
In memory of the first person, a young girl whose name is unknown. Buried here about 1760. The story goes that she was visiting the Lesly family and died as a result of injuries sustained while they were making lye soap. John Lesly and his . . . — Map (db m18756) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — First Secession Meeting Boulder
This stone marks the spot where the first secession speeches were made. — Map (db m25192) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — First Secession Meeting Columns
Northwest "Lord God of Hosts, Be With Us Yet, Lest We Forget, Lest We Forget On the hillside in the rear of this memorial on November 22, 1860, the first organized secession meeting was held. On that day the ancient . . . — Map (db m11691) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Forest Lawn Memory Gardens Veterans Monument
West Facade Seal of the U.S. Army World War II Dedicated to the Glory of God and to the Men of All Wars South Facade Seal of the U.S. Navy World War I In Loving Memory of Our Sons Who Gave . . . — Map (db m41335) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Fort Pickens
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South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Harbison College President's Home
The National Register of Historic Places: Harbison College President's Home — Map (db m37607) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Henry McNeal Turner
Historical Bicentennial marker in memory of Henry McNeal Turner 1834-1915 Birthplace: Newberry, South Carolina - Boyhood home: Abbeville, South Carolina Missionary Pioneer to South Africa, Liberation Theologian, Social and Political . . . — Map (db m20249) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Humane Society Alliance Fountain (1912)
One of 125 watering troughs/fountains presented to communities around the U.S. in early 1900's by National Humane Alliance with endowment from Herman Lee Ensign, founder. Minnie Maddern Fiske (1865-1932), actress/activist (husband president of the . . . — Map (db m11856) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Last Cabinet Meeting Marker
This tablet was placed here to commemorate the last meeting of the Confederate States Cabinet which was held in the Burt House near by directly in front of this stone. The following cabinet members were present: Jefferson . . . — Map (db m73949) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Lebanon Presbyterian Church — 1821-1963
[Left Plaque]: Original building of 1827 replaced by present building in 1963. standing on this rock, the first sermon was preached by Rev. R.B. Carter in 1820. The following ministers have faithfully served this church: Rev. Richard . . . — Map (db m37588) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — 1-16 — Long Cane Cemetery
[Front]: This cemetery, sometimes called Upper Long Cane Cemetery, dates from 1760. It includes the graves of some of the most prominent families of this area from the Colonial era to the present. The first marked grave is the field . . . — Map (db m50740) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Lynching of Anthony Crawford / Racial Violence in South Carolina
The Lynching of Anthony Crawford In Abbeville on Saturday, October 21, 1916, a white mob lynched a black leader named Anthony Crawford for cursing a white man. A 56-year-old planter, "Grandpa" Crawford owned 427 acres of land, had 13 . . . — Map (db m101841) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — 1-8 — Maj. Thomas D. Howie — The Major of St. Lτ
[Front]: Birthplace of Thomas Dry Howie (1908–1944), World War II hero famous as “The Major of St. Lτ,” Abbeville High School, Class of 1925. The Citadel, Class of 1929, where he was an all-state football player and was . . . — Map (db m9344) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Marie Cromer Seigler
[4-H Symbol] In Memory of Marie Cromer Seigler Native of Abbeville County Founder of 4-H 1883 - 1964 — Map (db m43653) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Marilyn Anne McKinney
In Memory of Marilyn Anne McKinney President of the Rhodi Bowie Family Historical Society from 1989 until her death June 17, 1995. She was an outstanding leader earning our love and support. — Map (db m20781) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — 1-11 — McGowan-Barksdale-Bundy House
Front: This 1888 Queen Anne house was the home of Gen. Samuel McGowan (1819-1897) until his death. McGowan, a lawyer, Confederate general, and jurist born in Laurens Co., had moved to Abbeville in 1841. He was an officer during the . . . — Map (db m21732) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Old Bank Building (ca. 1865)
Designed by S. Henry James to house first Bank of South Carolina in the Upstate (later became National Bank of Abbeville). One of oldest remaining buildings on the Square after a series of downtown fires in 1870s destroyed much of downtown. Bank . . . — Map (db m11918) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Operation Desert Shield / Storm Monument — Lest We Forget
A Tribute to the Men and Women of Abbeville County Who Served in the Military in Operation Desert Shield Operation Desert Storm August 2, 1990 ----- February 28, 1991 — Map (db m11860) WM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Parsons Mountain — Land Renewed
At 832 feet, Parsons Mountain holds the title of the highest point in the general geographic area surrounding Parsons Mountain. Mr. James Parsons, the mountain's namesake, acquired it through a land grant in 1772. In the mid 1800s, gold was . . . — Map (db m43727) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Parsons Mountain World War II Memorial — In Memoriam
This Parson's Mountain Recreation Center is Dedicated to the Memory of the Men of Abbeville County, Who Gave Their Lives in World War II, 1941 — 1945, for the Freedom of Mankind. — Map (db m43732) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — 1-1 — Patrick Calhoun Burial Grounds
5.5 miles southeast is the burial ground of Patrick and Martha Caldwell Calhoun, Parents of John C. Calhoun; Deputy Surveyor 1756; First Representative from Up Country to Commons House of Assembly, 1769-1772; Member of First Provincial Congress, . . . — Map (db m10627) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — 01-17 — Quay-Wardlaw House
Front: This house, built ca. 1786, is thought to be the oldest house in Abbeville. It was built as a two-story log building by John Quay, who also ran a tavern here. He sold it ca. 1798 to James Wardlaw (1767-1842) and his wife, Quay's . . . — Map (db m86812) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Secession Hill
One of the first organized mass meetings held here on November 22, 1860, to launch South Carolina's secession from the Union. Judge A.G. Magrath of Charleston, urged "immediate action on the part of South Carolina at any & every hazard", followed by . . . — Map (db m11686) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — 1-14 — Secession Hill
[Front]: On November 22, 1860, a mass meeting on this site was one of the first held in the South after Abraham Lincoln’s election as president on November 6. A procession from the town square, numbering 2,000 to 3,000, made its way to a . . . — Map (db m41700) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — The Bundy-Barksdale-McGowan House
Queen Anne style Architecture Built in 1888 Once Owned by Confederate Gen. Samuel McGowan and by WWII Gen. W.E. Barksdale Donated by J.D. Bundy in 1989 to the Abbeville County Historical Society Now serves as Headquarters for the Society . . . — Map (db m16129) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — The Law Offices of John C. Calhoun
Near here, from 1807 to 1817, were situated the law offices of John C. Calhoun. Born in the Long Canes District of Abbeville March 18, 1782. Died, Washington D.C. March 31, 1850. Member of Congress 1811-1817 Secretary of War . . . — Map (db m7352) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — The Old Livery Stable
The original livery stable on this site is believed to have been built in the 1840s. It was a wooden structure, and was lost during a devastating fire in 1872 that also destroyed much of downtown Abbeville. The current brick and masonry livery . . . — Map (db m41130) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — This Water Fountain
This Water Fountain Dedicated to The United States Armed Forces by Abbeville American Legion Auxiliary Post No. 2 November 11, 1980 — Map (db m11883) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — 1-10 — Thomas Chiles Perrin House
[Front]: The Greek Revival residence of Thomas Chiles Perrin (1805-1878), prominent Abbeville District lawyer, planter, businessman, and politician, stood here from 1858 until it burned in 1877. When completed the house was described as . . . — Map (db m9358) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Trinity Episcopal Church — Abbeville's Gothic Revival Church
Trinity Episcopal Church is the oldest standing church in Abbeville. With its classic Gothic architecture and 125-foot steeple, it dominates the Abbeville skyline. Built by a congregation made prosperous by the economy of cotton in the antebellum . . . — Map (db m11921) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — William Bartram Trail — Traced 1773-1777 — South Atlantic Region
In 1775, William Bartram visited several days at "Lough-Abber" home of A. Cameron, en route north to the Cherokee country. — Map (db m44723) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Calhoun Falls — Calhoun Falls World War I and II Veterans Monument
[North] In Memory of those who lost their lives in World War I and II [South] Burton, Harold A. Clark, Marshall L. Clark, Paul Cox, Clarence W. Davis, Broadus Hagood, Martin D. Hilley, Jack Hilley, James . . . — Map (db m25199) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Calhoun Falls — 1-2 — Millwood — Home of James Edward Calhoun
Half mile southeast is Millwood, home of James Edward Calhoun, 1796-1898, son of John Ewing and Floride Bonneau Calhoun and brother-in-law of John C. Calhoun. After serving as lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, he developed Millwood, which ultimately . . . — Map (db m9439) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Calhoun Falls — Olin D. Johnston Memorial Boulevard
Named in honor of a distinguished South Carolinian in recognition of his contributions to the life and welfare of this state and its citizens Member, House of Representatives 1923-1924 Anderson County 1927-1930 Spartanburg . . . — Map (db m9437) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Calhoun Falls — Richard B. Russell Dam — Flood Control, Electric Power, and Recreation
On the upper Savannah River near Elberton, Ga., and Calhoun Falls, S.C. lies the Richard B. Russell Dam and Lake -- authorized for construction by the Flood Control Act of 1966 for the purposes of hydropower generation, recreation and flood . . . — Map (db m15876) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Calhoun Falls — Welcome to Calhoun Falls State Recreation Area
Calhoun Falls State Recreation Area is located on Lake Russell, one of South Carolina's most popular and undeveloped large reservoirs. Lake Russell was created in 1984 and the 26,650-acre reservoir is surrounded by another 26,000 acres of public . . . — Map (db m41448) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Donalds — 1-9 — Boonesborough Township (1763)
Surveyed in 1762 by Patrick Calhoun and named for Gov. Thomas Boone, this 20,500-acre township was one of four townships laid out west of Ninety-Six as a buffer between white and Cherokee lands. In 1763 Scots-Irish families began to settle in the . . . — Map (db m10605) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Donalds — Templeton-Drake Cabin ca. 1764
Dedicated to Jane Byrd Wilson Sept. 19,1939 - March 17, 2000 She worked to preserve the valuable heritage of the Boonesborough Township — Map (db m12103) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Donalds — The Donalds Grange No. 497 — Patrons of Husbandry and Literacy
The Donalds Grange No. 497 is significant for both its architecture and its contribution to the social development of the community and Abbeville County. For these reasons, Donalds Grange No. 497, Patrons of Husbandry, was entered into the . . . — Map (db m12112) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Due West — Abbeville County — Rich in History and Natural Resources
Named after the city in France, Abbeville County has a rich historical and cultural heritage. The town of Abbeville, the county seat, is known for its quaint tree-lined square with bricked streets; the famous 1908 historic Opera House and its . . . — Map (db m14843) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Due West — 1-13 — Action at Pratt's Mill
[Front]: The last action of the Revolution in this part of S.C. was at Pratt's Mill, a grist mill on the Little River owned by Joseph Pratt. On October 30, 1781, an outpost of 30 Patriots at the mill, under Capt. John Norwood, was . . . — Map (db m20821) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Due West — Angela Marlow Newton — Class of 1995
The initial gift and a substantial contribution toward the construction of this sign were donated by members of the Class of 1995 as a memorial to their classmate, Angela Marlow Newton, whose untimely death in her senior year at Erskine College . . . — Map (db m12098) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Due West — Bryson College Memorial — Living Water
In gratitude for the lasting benefits Bryson College provided for so many students, her Alumni and Friends have provided this Memorial Fountain to perpetuate the "Associate Reformed Presbyterian College in the West." This fountain is dedicated in . . . — Map (db m14782) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Due West — Camp-Walker Plaza
Given to the Camp-Younts Foundation and Harry W. Walker In honor of the Camp family's commitment to Erskine. — Map (db m14896) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Due West — 1-6 — Due West
As early as 1765 the site 6 miles NW known to the Indians as Yellow Water, where the Keowee Path crossed the Cherokee line, was called DeWitt's Corner. In 1777 a treaty between S.C. and the Cherokee Indians was signed there. The present town was . . . — Map (db m10602) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Due West — Erskine College — South Carolina's First Four-Year Church-Related College
Erskine College was founded in 1839 by the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church as South Carolina's first four-year church-related college. The college grew out of an academy for men established in 1835 and seminary founded two years later at . . . — Map (db m14793) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Due West — Rev. J.I. Bonner Monument
Southwest Side: Founder of the Due West Female College and for near twenty two years its President 1859-1881 Northeast Side: Erected By the Alumnae and affectionately inscribed to the Memory of . . . — Map (db m15790) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Due West — William Moffatt Grier
Citizen, Soldier, Educator, Servant of Christ. Born Feb. 11, 1843 Died Sept. 3, 1899. President of Erskine College from 1871 to 1899. His service is measured not by years but by results. He still lives in hundreds of useful . . . — Map (db m14835) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Honea Path — 1-15 — Broadmouth Baptist Church
[Front]: This church, named for nearby Broadmouth Creek, was organized in 1837 with nine charter members. Rev. William P. Martin was its first minister, and William Long and Noah Riddle Reeve were its first deacons. This tract was . . . — Map (db m36914) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Honea Path — John Callaham - Zachariah Carwile Memorial
John Callaham Born in Virginia 1770 Migrated to South Carolina 1790 Died Level Land 1855 First Wife, Nancy Jarrett - Three of Twelve Children of This Union Married Sons of Zachariah Carwile. Second Wife, Nancy Pinson - Eleven . . . — Map (db m49923) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Honea Path — Southside Baptist Church — Formerly Goose Creek
April 1, 1962 Relocated & Renamed Rev. Dale Ashley, Pastor June 2, 1985 Auditorium Dedicated Rev. Norton Craig, Pastor November 22, 1987 Mortgage Burned Rev. Jimmy Smith, Pastor On this 25th Anniversary To God We Give . . . — Map (db m37558) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Honea Path — 01-20 — Treaty of DeWitt's Corner
[Front]: In May 1777 a delegation of roughly 600 Cherokee and representatives from South Carolina and Georgia met near this spot to engage in negotiations that would end fighting in the Second Cherokee war, 1776-1777. On May 20, 1777 the . . . — Map (db m87309) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Lowndesville — Bartlett Tucker Family Cemetery
Forty graves in this cemetery containing the remains of Bartlett Tucker (1874-1861) and members of his family were relocated to this spot from 0.22 acres s/w known as Tract No. 1300 C-2 in 1983. There were no identifiable marked . . . — Map (db m58757) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Lowndesville — Harpers Ferry Drowning
Drowned April 4, 1920 East Inscription Robert Manning June 12, 1900 Inez Manning May 23, 1897 Annie L. Manning March 18, 1904 Alice Bradshaw Dec. 20, 1907 Lucy Bradshaw March 14, 1903 West Inscription W. Lester . . . — Map (db m57903) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Lowndesville — 1-12 — Lowndesville
[Front]: This town, established in 1823, grew up around a store owned by Matthew Young (1803-1876), who was also postmaster 1831-43. It was first called Pressly's Station, for the post office opened in 1823 with David Pressly (1764-1834) . . . — Map (db m9397) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Lowndesville — Lowndesville Veterans Monument
Dedicated to all Veterans of Lowndesville Abbeville County, S.C. to the Honor and Memory of Those Who Bravely Served to Keep Our Country a Land of Freedom [East Facing, Left Inscription] U.S. Air Force Seal / U.S. Marine Corps . . . — Map (db m42418) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Lowndesville — W.D. Nixon Bridge
Named in 1982 in honor of a dedicated public servant and ardent supporter of the construction of Richard B. Russell Dam Member, S.C. House 1949 — 1953 Served also as Chairman Abbeville County Council Mayor, Lowndesville . . . — Map (db m9442) HM
South Carolina (Aiken County), Aiken — Aiken Vietnam War Monument
In Memory of Those Who Died in the Vietnam War Adams, Dwayne Lonnie Adams, Joseph Boyce Barton, Jere A. Boyd, Wayne Butler, Linnell Callahan, Clifton Eugene Clark, Allen Howell Douse, James Louis Garrett, Alonzo Gay, James . . . — Map (db m86815) HM
South Carolina (Aiken County), Aiken — Author Jeff Scott
In this building on October 31, 1898 the author Jeff Scott began collecting notes for the Southern novel Beneath The Glass Door. Due to unforeseen circumstances the book was not completed until much later. Out of the scenic . . . — Map (db m86818) HM
South Carolina (Aiken County), Aiken — Frederick Ergle Log Cabin — Built in 1808
A sesquicentennial memorial gift to the city of Aiken by the family of Thomas H. Williamson (1888-1962), former county treasurer, member of the Aiken County Historical Commission and direct descendant of this cabin's builder. — Map (db m102353) HM
South Carolina (Aiken County), Aiken — Water Trough and Drinking Fountain
For many years, the water trough was located behind the County Courthouse. The following are to be commended for their efforts in restoring and re-establishing the trough as its new location on South Boundary. Aiken County Historical Commission . . . — Map (db m102364) HM
South Carolina (Aiken County), Aiken — William Aiken, Sr.
URS Corporation on the occasion of the City of Aiken's 175th year, graciously donated this symbolic representation of William Aiken Sr. (1779-1831), for whom the city was named in 1835. Aiken was an entrepreneur and president of the South Carolina . . . — Map (db m86825) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — "Old Reformer" Cannon — ca. 1764
The history of the brass cannon reflects the history of the Upstate of South Carolina during some of its most critical eras of conflict and change. The "Old Reformer" is also one of the oldest artifacts in the Upstate, since it arrived here . . . — Map (db m42194) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — A Living Tribute
This area planted in appreciation of Mr. & Mrs. Wilton E. Hall who since April 7, 1955 have contributed the facilities of radio stations WAIM & WCAC-FM to carry the ministry of this class to many thousands of people each Sunday morning. . . . — Map (db m65189) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Abney Athletic Center
This building was made possible by the generous support of The Abney Foundation and John R. Fulp, Jr. It will forever serve as a tribute to the dedication and work of the many thousands of men and women who are a part of the . . . — Map (db m19810) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Anderson Boys' High School
This archway formerly stood at the entrance to Anderson Boys' High School "Home of the Yellow Jackets" Anderson Boys' High School was located on this site. The school educated many of our city's young men from the year . . . — Map (db m59359) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Anderson College Infirmary
Presented by Mr. & Mrs. Rex Rice of Belton, South Carolina in 1960 for the Advancement of Christian Education and to the Glory of God. — Map (db m19812) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Anderson County Confederate Monument
[North]: (Palmetto Tree) (Crossed swords in scabbards with a laurel wreath - representing the cavalry.) (Confederate Battle Flag) "Though conquered, we adore it! Love the cold dead hands that bore it!" . . . — Map (db m10732) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Anderson County Court House -- 1898
This is Anderson County's second court house. It stands on the site of the first small brick court house where the first court session in Anderson was held on the third Monday in October, 1820. The present building of pronounced Victorian . . . — Map (db m10692) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Anderson County Courthouse Annex Park
The location of the Anderson County Courthouse Annex on the corner of Fant and River Street has unique significance to Anderson's history. The site is the location of the 1865 federal encampment of the First Maine, 33rd Regiment, United States . . . — Map (db m19838) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Anderson County Farmers Market Pavilion
This Building was originally constructed in the 1930's for use as the Anderson Petroleum Company. It was renovated in the fall of 2005 to be the new home of the Anderson County Farmers Market Pavilion. 2005 Anderson County Farmers Market . . . — Map (db m42257) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Anderson County Fire Fighters Memorial
Remembering those that gave their lives protecting people and property ---------- "...We are the defenders from fire, of the art which has beautified the world, the product of the genius of man and the means of refinement of mankind. But, . . . — Map (db m19915) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Anderson County Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
A memorial to the Memory of the law enforcement officers of Anderson County South Carolina who gave their lives in the line of duty. Their valor and sacrifice will be long remembered. William Gibson        Anderson Police Dept.               . . . — Map (db m11399) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Anderson County Library
For over a decade, the Board of Trustees, the staff, and Friends of the Anderson County Library have pursued a dream of building a library adequate in size and scope to meet the needs of the community. Today, the original Carnegie-endowed Anderson . . . — Map (db m81274) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Anderson County Veterans Monument
This monument is dedicated to the war veterans of Anderson County. On its walls are listed the names of our natives who served in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Persian Gulf War. In addition, the monument lists . . . — Map (db m21367) WM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — 4-18 — Anderson Mills
Founded in 1888, Anderson Cotton Mills, later a division of Abney Mills, was the first textile plant established in the town of Anderson. It is said to be the first textile mill in the United States powered by electricity transmitted over long . . . — Map (db m52093) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Anderson Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Anderson Presbyterian Church Cemetery Founded 1837 Land Given by Judge J.N. Whitner Used as the First Public Burial Ground For the Village — Map (db m49496) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Anderson Regional Airport
The first municipal airport in Anderson was just a grassy field located near where the Civic Center now stands. An historical marker notes the site where Amelia Earhart landed there on November 14, 1931. In the early 1930s land was purchased . . . — Map (db m53938) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Anderson, S.C. — The Electric City — Founded in 1827
Named in Honor of Gen. Robert Anderson A Revolutionary Hero — Map (db m10671) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — 4-25 — Anderson: "The Electric City"
Front: Anderson was dubbed "The Electric City" in 1895 when William C. Whitner, an engineer and native of Anderson, built a hydroelectric power plant which was the first in the South to transmit electricity over long distances. The . . . — Map (db m10693) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Bank of Anderson Building - ca. 1891
This building was erected as the home of the Bank of Anderson, an outgrowth of the Anderson National Bank founded in 1872 with Col. Joseph Newton Brown as president. The early bank was located on the west side of the square. It was the second . . . — Map (db m21221) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Blue Ridge Railroad Passenger Station -- c. 1913
This building was erected as a passenger station for the Blue Ridge Railroad. It bridges the railroad cut under North Main Street which was excavated by the Blue Ridge Railroad Company as part of a project to build a line over the mountains to . . . — Map (db m94745) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Boy High School
The original Anderson High School sat on the corner of North Fant and East Calhoun Streets. All grade levels were taught despite being called a high school. This school burned down in 1904 and was rebuilt the following year. Due to overcrowding, . . . — Map (db m65305) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Building History / Major Frank R Thompson (1903-1977)
Building History Built in the 1930s by Frank R. Thompson, this building was the main street depot for the Anderson Petroleum Company and Dixie Distributors, Inc., both successful petroleum distributors in Anderson, Oconee, Pickens, . . . — Map (db m42762) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Denmark Hall
This building constructed in 1912 is named in honor of Dr. Annie Dove Denmark associated with Anderson College for 36 years, serving as President of the college from 1928-1953. Dr. Denmark was a resident of this dormitory during . . . — Map (db m19738) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Dr. Samuel Marshall Orr House
National Register South Carolina Department of Archives And History Marshall Orr House of Historic Places — Map (db m54790) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — 4-39 — Ebenezer Methodist Church
[Front]: This church, formally organized by about 1800, is thought to be the oldest Methodist congregation in Anderson County. Circuit riders and other itinerant ministers held early services in a nearby brush arbor. Its first and second . . . — Map (db m55621) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Fant's Book Store -- 1851
This store is the oldest business firm in Anderson. It has been owned and operated consistently by the same family for 175 years. Established by George W. Fant and originally named G.W. Fant & Son the store is an outgrowth of Dr. Edmund Webb's Drug . . . — Map (db m21292) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Flat Rock Cemetery Veterans Monument
Serving Country and Jesus Christ Veterans Who Are buried in Flat Rock Cemetery [Left Column] Harry Drake, Daniel Y. Culbertson, J.C. Culbertson, Luther M. Borders, John T Neims, Charles A. Thornton, Berry Faine, Edward . . . — Map (db m54779) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Frierson School House — ca. 1886
Miss Sarah Jane (Janie) Frierson was a well known educator and the daughter of Dr. David Frierson, an early pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Anderson. Miss Frierson opened her one room school in the late 1880s. One room schools of this . . . — Map (db m42189) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — G. Ross Anderson Jr. Federal Building and United States Courthouse
Entered on the National Register of Historic Places December 13, 1971 Federal Building U.S. Courthouse Federal Postal Station Anderson, South Carolina Thomas Harlan Ellett Architect 1938 This . . . — Map (db m19912) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — G.F. Tolly Building -- c. 1910
This building was erected as the home of G.F. Tolly Furniture Company, an outgrowth of Anderson's first cabinet shop established at this site by Ezekiel George. George F. Tolly entered business with Mr. George in 1856. Later married George's . . . — Map (db m42725) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Girls High School
The Anderson County Museum is situated on the former site of Anderson Girls High School. The original structure, an imposing multi-story brick building, was built in 1918. At that time, both boys and girls attended the school known as Anderson . . . — Map (db m42249) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — 4-2 — High Shoals
2.9 miles south on Rocky River Anderson Water, Light, & Power Co., organized in 1894 by William C. Whitner, was successful the next year in transmitting electricity over the distance of six miles to Anderson. This achievement was a . . . — Map (db m88441) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Historic Wilhite House — Antebellum
Home Of Dr. P.A. Wilhite Discoverer Of Ether Map (db m10737) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — 4-13 — Hopewell Church
This Baptist church, which was first located about 1.5 miles northwest, was constituted in 1803. The congregation moved to the present 4.4 acre site after it was surveyed December 14, 1822. Two houses of worship were built here before 1891, when . . . — Map (db m10668) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — In Commemoration of Black Pioneers
[Front]: Business Tenure Dr. N.H. Jenkins, M.D. 1907 1920 Dr. Moses Jenkins, Pharmacist 1907 1920 Stewart Anderson, Merchant 1913 1925 E.J. Thomas, Tailor 1918 1977 W.I. Peek, Mortician 1919 1941 Arfelton Adger, . . . — Map (db m19914) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — In Honor and Remembrance
In Honor and Remembrance of the heroes and victims of September 11, 2001 and to celebrate the enduring spirit of all Americans. — Map (db m19891) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — In This Burial Ground
In this burial ground the first public burial ground in the City of Anderson, S.C., rest fifty or more persons known only to God. This plaque is in honor of those unnamed persons who lived and died as a part of the Anderson . . . — Map (db m54638) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — James Lawrence Orr
Born August 29, 1852 Died February 26, 1905 ---------- Founder and President Orr Cotton Mills ---------- Honest and Fearless in the Discharge of Every Duty. Rest in Peace. — Map (db m15269) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Korean War / Viet Nam Veterans
[Front] In honor of the Korean War veterans of Anderson County 1950-1955 [Reverse] In honor of the Viet Nam veterans of Anderson County 1964-1975 — Map (db m10674) WM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Lebanon Baptist Church — est. 1815
At the Site of the Old Lebanon Church Cemetery. Relocated to Present Site in 1860. Present Sanctuary Built in 1911. — Map (db m52076) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — M42A1 "Duster"
• A mobile, full tracked, lightly armored antiaircraft & ground support weapon system. • Manufactured by Cadillac at the Cleveland Tank Arsenal in the 1950s. • Weight of 49,500 pounds and a crew of six. • Powered by a continental air cooled . . . — Map (db m19918) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Masonic Temple -- 1889
This is the second Masonic Temple to occupy this location. After its organization in 1848, Hiram Lodge No. 68 met in the second story of a store building on the east side of the square for several years. The first temple was erected at this . . . — Map (db m38438) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — McDuffie High School — "Home of the Fighting Scots"
McDuffie High School stood proudly at this location from 1964 until 1996. Serving Anderson as a comprehensive vocational high school, McDuffie enrollment averaged 1000 students each year it was open. Many of Anderson's current . . . — Map (db m59360) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — McGee Harness Shop
The McGee Harness Shop was located on the corner of West Benson Street in downtown Anderson. Mr. James L. McGee was listed in the 1905 Anderson City Directory as a dealer in stock, buggies, wagons, and harnesses. By 1910, the small shop located . . . — Map (db m42151) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Mountain Creek Baptist Church
Organized in 1789 initially as an Arm of the Shockley Ferry Church. Known for a time as Bethesda. Cooper Bennett was its first pastor. The oldest church in the Saluda Baptist Association, it has been a Lighthouse for the lost and a . . . — Map (db m10132) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Mrs. J.D. Chapman
In Memory of Mrs. J.D. Chapman First President of Woman's Missionary Union Auxiliary to South Carolina Baptist Convention 1902-1907 1913-1930 Dedicated Christian Missions Leader of Vision and Ability Honored by Name of WMU State . . . — Map (db m19867) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — New Silver Brook Veterans Monument
In Memorial To All Veterans Who Have Served Their Country Honorably and Bravely. May They Rest in Peace. — Map (db m57675) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — 4-14 — Old Hopewell Cemetery
Located 1.09 miles northwest, this cemetery marks the original site of Hopewell Baptist Church which was constituted in 1803. The cemetery contains graves of Revolutionary and Confederate veterans. Some graves are marked by field stones with . . . — Map (db m10724) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Old Silverbrook Veterans Memorial
In Memoriam To All Veterans Who Have Served Their Country Honorably and Bravely. May They Rest in Peace. — Map (db m19886) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — 4-26 — Oliver Bolt's Cotton Gin
The first cotton gin to be powered by electricity transmitted over a long distance stood near this site on the farm of Oliver "Duck" Bolt (1847-1922). In 1897 Bolt, whose gin had previously been powered by a steam engine, contracted with the . . . — Map (db m15161) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Orr Mill Cemetery — Preserving Our Cemeteries
Deeded to the City in 1992, these humble grounds are the final resting place for some Orr Mill employees and family members dating to the 1800s. Numerous graves are here, marked and unmarked, including infants. Help us improve these unique . . . — Map (db m50102) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Orr Monument
The Orr Monument was never a tombstone, but a cenotaph, or memorial, to Colonel James L. Orr, son of South Carolina Governor James L. Orr. Colonel Orr was an Anderson native, the founder and president of Orr Cotton Mills, and a well known . . . — Map (db m42246) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Portman Dam and Power Plant
[Front Marker]: In 1889, the City of Anderson contracted with a 26 year old native son, an engineering graduate of the University of South Carolina, to build a steam power plant and water system for the city. Keeping up with the . . . — Map (db m10697) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — 4-1 — Portman Shoals
Half mile West on Seneca River the Portman Shoals Power Plant, built by William C. Whitner, began in 1897 the transmission of high-voltage electricity over the longest lines then in use for that purpose in the United States. The . . . — Map (db m10696) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Pratt Hall
This building constructed in 1912 is named in honor of Dr. and Mrs. R.N. Pratt Outstanding Teachers at Anderson College Dr. Pratt - 1922-1927 Mrs. Pratt - 1922-1946 — Map (db m19745) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Robert Anderson Memorial Fountain
The idea for a memorial fountain to honor General Robert Anderson, the American Revolutionary hero for whom our county is named, was part of an overall plan to beautify downtown Anderson. Through the efforts of Mrs. Rufus Fant and the Anderson . . . — Map (db m42186) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — 4-23 — Roberts Church
Organized in 1789 and sometimes called Simpson's Meetinghouse, this church is one of Anderson County's oldest Presbyterian churches. The Reverend John Simpson was the first minister, and the Reverend David Humphreys served here for 39 years until . . . — Map (db m31002) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Site of First African American High School in Anderson County — Reed Street High School
After another high school was built, Reed Street High was renamed Perry Elementary School. Perry Elementary later became known as Perry Child Development Center. This memorial is dedicated to the students teachers and principals who were a . . . — Map (db m60542) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Site of Rose Hill -- 1794
The home of Judge Joseph N. Whitner, Anderson County's founding father, was located at the crest of this will. It stood until recent years when it was torn down. Judge Whitner was a South Carolina House of Representative from Pendleton District . . . — Map (db m59361) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — 4-7 — St. John's Methodist Church
Organized in 1828, this was the first church in Anderson. A log meeting house built in 1830 on West Benson Street served the church until 1858 when a frame building was erected on this site. A brick church replaced it in 1888. The . . . — Map (db m10733) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — St. Paul's Baptist Church -- 1865
This is the first Negro church established in Anderson County. It was founded immediately after emancipation and incorporated in 1873. The Rev. Philip Morris was its first pastor. The present edifice, built in 1903, replaced two earlier frame . . . — Map (db m60543) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Sullivan Hardware Co. -- 1875
This building was erected in 1891 and has been the home of Sullivan Hardware Company since 1903. In earlier years it was occupied by the Alliance Store operated by Rufus Hill. The Sullivan Firm was founded as a general merchandise store by J.M. . . . — Map (db m42745) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Sullivan Music Building
This building was donated to Anderson College in 1914 by Mr. Charles S. Sullivan, Sr. to be used as the President's Home. In 1965 it was renovated to serve as the music building. — Map (db m19804) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — 4-41 — Temple B'Nai Isreal
Front Anderson's Jewish Community dates to the antebellum era but grew significantly after 1900 with the arrival of several families from Eastern Europe. This congregation founded as Temple B'nai Israel (Sons of Israel) as early as 1911. . . . — Map (db m77333) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — The Anderson Sports and Entertainment Complex
Civic Center of Anderson - 1992 Chris Taylor Memorial Park - Dedicated 1998 Anderson Sports Complex - 1999 Anderson County Amphitheater - 1999 --------------------------- The Anderson County Sports and Entertainment Center . . . — Map (db m36170) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — The First Baptist Church Bell
Originally mounted in the church tower during the alterations to the building in the year 1892, and removed in 1976 when the old tower was razed. The bell is mounted here as a symbol of the influence on the community of this church for the . . . — Map (db m11248) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — The Four Way Test — Rotary International
In 1932, Rotarian Herbey Taylor created The Four Way Test, a code of ethics adopted by Rotary 11 years later. The test, which has been translated into more than 100 languages, asks the following questions: Of the things we think, say or . . . — Map (db m62432) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — The Greeley Institute — 1870 - 1954
The Horace Greeley Institute Trust was established in 1870 in the name of abolitionist Horace Greeley. Because the trust was to be used for the advancement of the education of "Freedmen and their Children," a school, known as the Greeley Institute, . . . — Map (db m61078) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — The H.H. Watkins Teaching Center
In Memory of Henry Hitt Watkins 1866-1947 and Maude Wakefield Watkins 1870-1963 This building was made possible through the generosity of Judge and Mrs. Watkins, the South Carolina Baptist Convention, and other dedicated friends . . . — Map (db m19816) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — The Hole
This structure is called a "sweatbox" and was commonly used throughout the United States as a government-recommended method of disciplining prisoners during the mid-1900s. It was very much despised and feared by the prisoners, who referred to it as . . . — Map (db m19917) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — The J.E. Rouse Dormitory
Erected 1962-63 Named in honor of Dr. John Edward Rouse Baptist Leader, Friend of Youth Champion of Education President of Anderson College 1957-73 This dormitory is named to honor him in grateful recognition of his . . . — Map (db m19829) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — The Old Reformer
Though not engaged in actual warfare since the Revolutionary War, when it was used by both the American and British Army, this old cannon has had much to do with the making of South Carolina history. It came into this section, first in 1814, in . . . — Map (db m21310) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — The Original Back Door Step
The Original Back Door Step of the Flat Rock Union Church Dedicated October 9, 1988 Flat Rock Presbyterian Church Chartered November 10, 1888 Flat Rock Baptist Church Chartered November 17, 1832 — Map (db m54639) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Thompson Centennial United ME Church -- 1867
This was the second Negro church founded in Anderson. It was organized at a meeting of approximately 15 persons at the home of the Rev. Henry A. Mikell, who served as the first pastor. A lot was purchased from Bale Clayton for $100 and a small . . . — Map (db m11745) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Vandiver Hall — Whyte House / White Building
Whyte House The west wing of this building was constructed in 1920 and is named in honor of James Primrose Whyte Dean and beloved Professor of Literature and Sociology at Anderson College from 1918 to 1922. John E. White . . . — Map (db m19784) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Veterans of All Wars
This flagpole is erected to the memory of an in honor of our fighting forces who have defended this country in all wars. — Map (db m60011) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Vietnam Veterans Monument
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. Vietnam 1957 --- Dedicated to the memory and honor of all Anderson County Vietnam veterans. They will always be remembered for their sacrifices and their . . . — Map (db m84131) WM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Virginia "Jennie" Gilmer
Out of Whose Vision, Leadership and Love to Humanity was Born a New Hospital Virginia "Jennie" Gilmer is widely recognized as the founder of Anderson's first hospital, which over the years evolved into Anmed Health, the largest private . . . — Map (db m59427) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Weather Reporting Station
This structure once housed the Anderson County Airport's Weather Reporting Station. Located across the street where the Civic Center is now and constructed in 1931 at a cost between $5500 and $6000, this building was designed to provide shelter . . . — Map (db m15327) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Westview Cemetery World War Casualties Memorial
In Memory of World War Casualties War No. I Thomas Adjer Scott Hill Ollie Rutledge War No. II James Joyner Johnnie M. Leroy Frank Lewis John M. McBride Mayor Richard A. Shirley City Manager John R. . . . — Map (db m49493) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — William Arthur Floyd — May 1, 1945 - May 13, 1999
William A. Floyd, a man of vision, served Anderson County as the first African-American elected to the Anderson County Council. He touched the lives of many county residents in various ways, as a husband, father, teacher, coach, councilman, . . . — Map (db m21328) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — William Church Whitner — Centennial Anniversary of Duke Power
Native son William Church Whitner developed the concept and spearheaded financing for the first hydroelectric plant to transmit power over a long distance in the South. On May 1, 1895, electricity travelled six miles from a generator at High . . . — Map (db m10695) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — William Law Watkins — Meals on Wheels Center — Anderson County
This facility was originally built in 1951 and was the cafeteria for the McCants Middle School. Renovation of the space for Meals on Wheels was completed in 2000 to allow for the expansion of the successful community program, which was begin in . . . — Map (db m59442) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — World War I and II Veterans
i>[Front] In honor of the World War veterans of Anderson County, 1914-1918 Erected by the American Legion Auxiliary W.H. Hudgens Unit No. 14 1933 [Reverse] In honor of the World War veterans of Anderson . . . — Map (db m10673) WM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — World War I Memorial
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South Carolina (Anderson County), Belton — "Lord, We Are Grateful"
On this site stood the third building erected by Whitefield Baptist Church. The building was used by the Congregation for worship and fellowship until 1957. Erected as a memorial to God's blessings by his people at this sacred . . . — Map (db m36637) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Belton — Belton / Historic Belton
Belton The Tennis Capital of South Carolina Tennis Anyone? Long know as the Tennis Capital of South Carolina, Belton's tennis history can be traced back over 110 years. An 1892 edition of the Anderson Intelligencer . . . — Map (db m35564) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Belton — 4-40 — Belton Academy / Central School
Belton Academy This site, on a lot donated by Dr. George Brown, was the location of a school for more than a century, Belton Academy, a private school with a classical curriculum, opened ca. 1851 as the town grew up around the new railroad . . . — Map (db m81782) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Belton — Belton Depot
Replacing the wooden structure located across the street that had served the Belton Community since 1853, the brick Southern & Blue Ridge Combined Railway Depot was designed in 1907 and completed by 1910. In the heyday of passenger and freight train . . . — Map (db m31012) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Belton — Belton Veterans Memorial
[Front Center]: In this place we honor all those who served in the Armed Forces and reflect upon their dedication to duty and country. We recognize the hardships they endured to protect our freedoms and the ultimate sacrifice of life . . . — Map (db m10757) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Belton — 04-42 — Chamberlain-Kay House
Front This house, built c. 1854 for railroad supervisor Charles C. Chamberlain, was among the first homes constructed in Belton. When the town incorporated in 1855, Chamberlain was chosen as the first intendent. Ira Williams, who was . . . — Map (db m87307) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Belton — Dorchester Baptist Church World War II Veterans Plaque
In honor of the men and women serving our country Dorchester Baptist Church 1941-1945 Breazeale, Thomas C Cox, James B Cox, William N Cox, Fred N Cox, Charles M Fullbright, Bessie V Fullbright, Ralph M Keys, William R . . . — Map (db m36667) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Belton — First Baptist Church of Belton
In Memory of the Founders and Members of the First Baptist Church Belton, S.C. Which Stood on This Site 1861 - 1882. — Map (db m50323) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Belton — 4-36 — Greenville & Columbia RR / Belton
Greenville & Columbia RR The Greenville & Columbia Railroad, founded in 1845, began construction in 1849. It reached Greenville in 1853, with a branch at this point to Anderson - the Blue Ridge Railroad. The town of Belton grew up around the . . . — Map (db m35635) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Belton — Rocky River Baptist Association Headquarters — 1917 Union High School 1937
This building served as a classroom and dormitory for the former Union High School Dedicated "To The Glory of God" July 20, 1991 The Reverend R.H. Mitchell -- Moderator at Renovation Dr. Earl J. Mathis -- At Dedication . . . — Map (db m10752) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Belton — The Belton Standpipe
The National Register of Historic Places: The Belton Standpipe Dedication Plaque: The Belton Standpipe Historical Landmark Built 1908, Restored 1990 Placed on the State and National Archive's Register 1987 Mayor . . . — Map (db m31166) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Easley — 4-24 — Pickens Cemetery
This land, Cherokee territory until 1777, became the final resting place after the American Revolution for early pioneers who settled the area. A number of soldiers of the Revolution are buried here including Robert Pickens, who served in the . . . — Map (db m9087) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Easley — 4-35 — St. Paul Methodist Church
[Front]: This church, founded in 1803, held its first services in the home of John Wilson and was first known as Wilson's Chapel. That year the congregation bought two acres here from George Head; the first church on this site was built . . . — Map (db m47088) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Honea Path — 4-9 — Barkers Creek Baptist Church
Founded in 1821, this is the boyhood church and burial place of Olin D. Johnston. He was decorated for bravery in World War I, served in the S.C. House of Representatives, was twice Governor of S.C., in 1935-1939 and 1943-1945, and U.S. Senator . . . — Map (db m9335) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Honea Path — 4-27 — Carnegie Library
Honea Path is the smallest town of the fourteen South Carolina communities with libraries funded by the Andrew Carnegie Foundation. Dr. John Wright, Mayor John Humbert, and Miss Jennie Erwin were leaders in obtaining the $5000 grant. The Honea . . . — Map (db m10759) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Honea Path — Chiquola Baptist Church Bell
Rang from 1924 until 1959 August, 1980 Rang for 75th Anniversary Mr. Ben L. Davis (Uncle Ben, as he was called) rang the bell until his retirement in 1958. The bell was rung at 9:00 am and 10:00 am and 10:30 am and 11:00 am. . . . — Map (db m38380) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Honea Path — Chiquola Mill Monument
[West Inscription]: James David Hammett March 16, 1868 April 16, 1924. ----- The founder and president of this company. ----- "And what doth the lord require of thee but to do justly, love mercy and walk humbly with . . . — Map (db m37530) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Honea Path — David Greer, Sr. — Born County Antrim, Ireland — 1750
[West Facing]: Came to the colonies and received a land grant from King George III in 1770 in the area known as the 96 District of South Carolina. In 1791 he moved to this locality and accepted a land grant from Charles Pinckney, . . . — Map (db m40637) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Honea Path — Honea Path — Pathways of a Southern Town
[Front]: Native American Trade and the "Honey Path" Town historians long debated the origin of the unusual name "Honea Path." Some attribute it to settler William Honey, who purchased 200 acres northeast of town in 1788. Others say . . . — Map (db m11252) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Honea Path — Honea Path Veterans Memorial
In memory of Honea Path veteran who gave their lives for their country and in honor of those who served. War Between the States [Left Column}: Reuben B. Kay, George Ballentine, James L. Bagwell, Jr., Pleasant Bagwell, John J. . . . — Map (db m10761) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Honea Path — The Story of the Bell — By Mrs. Mary Meyers
The talk was the dream of Rev. J.A. Marler, Pastor, to have a church bell. The members were too poor to buy one. Several men began to make plans to purchase a bell by raising money through pledges. Mr. George Lollis, Chairman of Chiquola . . . — Map (db m38458) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Honea Path — They Died for the Rights of the Working Man
These men were killed in Honea Path on September 6, 1934 in the General Textile Strike. This monument is dedicated to their memory, to their families and to all workers. Claude Cannon, E.M. Knight Lee Crawford, Maxie Peterson Ira Davis, C.L. . . . — Map (db m41259) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Iva — 1965
This building and lot donated to the Town of Iva and the Iva District 10 Fire Department by W. Parker Bowie and his wife Marie T. Bowie in honor of his father Luther E. Bowie and his mother Lucia P. Bowie. Dedicated to the citizens of this . . . — Map (db m54816) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Iva — 4-31 — Generostee A.R.P. Church
[Front]: This church, the first Associate Reformed Presbyterian congregation in what is now Anderson County, was organized about 1790 about 1 1/2 mi. SW of this site. Rev. Robert Irwin, its first regular minister, served from 1803 until . . . — Map (db m11747) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Iva — 4-5 — Good Hope Church
Oldest Presbyterian Church in continuous existence in Anderson County. Organized in 1789. First pastor, Rev. John Simpson. Congregation worshipped at three sites nears Generostee Creek, three miles west of Iva. Old cemetery at . . . — Map (db m9479) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Iva — Good Hope Presbyterian Church — Organized 1789
This marker designated the third site of this church. Since 1909, the new church, built at Iva, S.C., has continued to carry on the faithful witness of our Lord. Pastors Rev. John Simpson 1790-1807 Rev. David Humphreys 1821-1869 . . . — Map (db m19954) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Iva — 4-32 — Good Hope Presbyterian Church Cemetery
[Front]: This cemetery, dating from the early 19th century, is at the third site of Good Hope Presbyterian Church, founded in 1789. A frame sanctuary was built here in 1856 during the tenure of Rev. David Humphreys (d. 1869), who preached . . . — Map (db m19945) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Iva — Iva — A Small Railroad Town
A "Great" Town In 1886, the Savannah Valley railroad made its way into lower Anderson County. The depot town of Cook's Station was named for Dr. Augustus G. Cook, a local physician and businessman. The town was later called Iva in honor of . . . — Map (db m43944) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Iva — Iva Veterans Monument
[Center] In memory of those from our community who made the supreme sacrifice in order that w might continue to live in a free and prosperous nation with liberty and justice for all. [Left Column] WWI Robert Latham, Morge . . . — Map (db m54781) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Iva — 4-19 — Moffettsville / Moffettsville Postmaster Appointments
[Front]: At this site once stood the town of Moffettsville, originating with the establishment of Moffett's Mills Post Office on February 16, 1818. By 1883, the town had a population of twenty-five with a physician and general store. . . . — Map (db m23812) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Iva — Old Iva Depot Mural
This beautiful mural of the Old Iva Depot erected in 1886 with the C. & W.C. Train, painted by artist Oscar Velasquez, is dedicated to our forebears, to the churches and citizens of our community for their contribution to the growth of the town . . . — Map (db m54785) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Pelzer — Old Livestock Corral
Before Saddlehorn was a neighborhood, it was a rural cattle farm. Corrals like this were used (and still are in some instances) by farmers as holding pens to work with cattle that grazed the surrounding pastures. When farmers built this corral, . . . — Map (db m11250) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Pelzer — Pelzer Presbyterian Church
Built 1896 Has Been Placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m30969) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Pelzer — Reese Family Cemetery
This is the site of a small cemetery used by the Reece family in the 19th century. Because cattle roamed freely in this area for years, the tombstones and other grave markings are broken. In 1977, the readable tombstones were recorded by family . . . — Map (db m11091) HM

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