Greenville County (23)

Historic Markers Across South Carolina


Greenville County was created on 1798.

The county seat is in Greenville, SC.,
and the county is 795 Square Miles in area.

  Click here to visit the Greenville county home page.

  FIPS Code: 12045

  Information about Greenville County, South Carolina, from Wikipedia.

  US Census Quick Facts about Greenville County.


There are 79 Historic Markers in Greenville County.

"Shoeless Joe" Jackson House   -   SCHM 23-43
  356 Field Street, Greenville, SC        

About 1765   -   WOW 
  S. Main St. (S.C. Hwy. 124) at the Reedy River, Greenville, SC        

About 1765   -   SCHM 
  on South Main Street (South Carolina Route 124), Greenville, South Carolina.        

Alester G. Furman, Jr. Administration Building   -    
  west side of the building, on the campus of Furman University, Greenville, SC        

Baptist Seminary   -   SCHM 23-20
  NE corner of Irvine Street and McBee Avenue, Greenville, SC        

Battle of Great Cane Brake   -   DAR 23-3
  Intersection of SC 418 and road 55 (about 4.5 miles S of Simpsonville); from this intersection, travel almost 2 miles SW on 418, then right on an unnumbered secondary road; it is about 0.7 mile to the marker.        

Berry's Mill Manufacturing Site   -   SCHM 
  in front of the old Berry's Mill just off of Highway 14.        

Brutontown   -   SCHM 23-38
  at the intersection of Rutherford Road and Old Paris Mountain Road, Greenville, SC        

Camp Sevier   -   SCHM 23-2
  Wade Hampton Boulevard (US 29), near Artillery Road        

Campbell's Covered Bridge   -   SCHM 23-25
  From Exit 5 on Interstate 26, proceed west on SC-11 approximately seven miles to Gowensville. Go south on SC-14 about three miles. Stay on SC-14, passing the intersection with Route 414, and look for sign on right. Bridge is about 200 feet west of the present highway.        

Camperdown Mill   -   SCHM 
  can be reached from Falls Street near Camperdown Way (South Carolina Route 124), Greenville, SC.        

Captain John O.Donaldson   -   SCHM 23-26
  on Exchange St, Greenwood, SC        

Captain John O.Donaldson   -   SCHM 23-26
  on Exchange St, Greenwood, SC        

Cherokee Boundary (1767)   -   SCHM 23-30
  on Hwy. 418 (Milacron Dr.) in Fountain Inn, SC.        

Cherokee Boundary (1767)   -   SCHM 23-30
  South Highway 14 (State Highway 14), Greer, SC        

Chick Springs   -   SCHM 23-13
  0.5 mile SE of us 29 on Road 38 at entrance to Chick Springs Park        

Christ Church (Episcopal)   -   SCHM 23-10
  on Church Street, Greenville, SC        

Confederate Armory (1861-1864)   -   UDC 
  at the intersection of North Main Street and East Elford Street, Greenville, SC.        

Cooley's Bridge   -   SCHM 23-28
  on hwy.247 in Greenville County.        

Cotton Mills   -   SCHM 23-21
  on N side of SC 14 at the Enoree River (Town of Pelham-Batesville side)        

Cradle of Greenville   -   SCHM 
  n East Camperdown Way (South Carolina Route 124), Greenville, SC        

Donaldson Air Force Base   -   SCHM 23-26
  on Exchange St, Greenwood, SC        

Donaldson Air Force Base   -   SCHM 23-26
  on Exchange St, Greenwood, SC        

Dunean Mill   -   SCHM 23-52
  at the intersection of Stevens Street and Emery Street, Greenville, SC        

Early White Settlement / The Massacre of Jacob Hite   -   SCHM 23-33
  Woodland Elementary School, 1730 Gibbs Shoals Rd., Greer, SC        

Elias Earle (June 19, 1762 - May 19, 1823)   -   DAR 23-9
  Intersection of Rutherford and Buncombe Roads, Greenville, SC        

Fairview Church   -   SCHM 23-19
  Travel S from intersection of SC 418 and Road 55 about 1.2 miles; turn left on Road 451; marker and church are a short distance on this road to the E        

Falls Place   -   SCHM 
  in Historic Falls Park.        

Fountain Fox Beattie House / Greenville Woman's Club   -   SCHM 23-24
  8 Bennett St., corner of Bennett and N. Church Sts., Greenville, SC        

Fountain Inn / Rosenwald School   -   SCHM 23-45
  Mt. Zion Dr., near Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Fountain Inn, SC        

Furman University   -   SCHM 23-14
  Court Square, between Church Street and Howe Street, Greenville, SC        

General Store Alexander McBeth & Co   -   DAR 23-5
  US 25 (White Horse Road), just S of SC 253        

Greenville County Courthouse / The Willie Earle Lynching Trial   -   SCHM 23-42
  35 W. Court St., behind old Greenville County Courthouse, Greenville, SC        

Greenville Presbyterian Church   -   DAR 
  205 Greenville Church Road, Donalds, SC        

Greenville Woman's College   -   SCHM 23-15
  Heritage Green, College Street, Greenville, SC        

Henry Pinckney Hammett   -    
  on County Road 182, on the right when traveling north, Piedmont, SC        

Hopkins Farm   -   SCHM 23-34
  on Fork Shoals Road (State Highway 23-146) south of Old Hundred Road (State Highway 23-459).        

Indian Boundary Line   -   DAR 23-4
  US 29 at Greenville-Spartanburg county line        

Joel Roberts Poinsett   -   SCHM 23-11
  Poinsett Hotel, on S. Main Street, Greenville, SC        

John Broadus Watson   -   SCHM 23-18
  US 276, about1h mile N of Travelers Rest town limits, in Renfrew Baptist churchyard        

John E. Johns Hall   -    
  north side of the hall, on the campus of Furman University, Greenville S        

Lebanon Church   -   SCHM 23-16
  At Road 68 and Road 69 in front of church        

Lickville Presbyterian Church   -   SCHM 23-36
  10020 Augusta Rd., Pelzer, SC     

Mauldin   -   SCHM 23-46
  City Center Dr., Mauldin, SC        

McBee Chapel   -   SCHM 
  53 Main Street, Conestee, SC        

McKay Memorial Chapel   -    
  200 West Washington St, Greenville SC        

Militia Muster Ground   -   SCHM 23-35
  on Fork Shoals Road (State Highway 23-146) near Old Hundred Road (State Highway 23-459)        

Mush Creek Baptist Church   -   SCHM 23-47
  940 Mush Creek Rd., Travelers Rest, SC        

Oakland Plantation [Greenville County]   -   SCHM 23-44
  259 Adams Mill Road, Simpsonville, SC        

Old Fountain Inn   -   UDC 23-6
  SC 14, just above Fountain Inn        

Old Greenville Graveyard   -   DAR 23-12
  Old Buncombe Road at Hammett Street, near Poe Mills, Greenville, SC        

Old Stage Road / Railroads in Simpsonville   -   SCHM 23-49
  125 South Main Street, Simpsonville, SC        

Ordinance of Secession   -   SCHM 23-7
  North Main Street (in park outside Springwood Cemetery), Greenville, SC        

Pepper School   -   SCHM 23-40
  Augusta Rd. (U.S. Hwy. 25), Piedmont, SC, vicinity, next to Greenville Memorial Gardens        

Poinsett Bridge   -    
  At the historic Poinsett Bridge on Cattahan Mountain Rd (Co Rd 42).        

Reedy River Falls   -   SCHM 
  can be reached from Furman College Way.        

Richard Pearis   -   SCHM 
  in Greenville's Historic Falls Park on Falls Street near Camperdown Way (South Carolina Route 124).        

Sans Souci   -   SCHM 23-37
  W. Blue Ridge Dr. (S.C. Hwy. 253), Sans Souci community, Greenville, SC        

Simpsonville   -   SCHM 23-48
  118 Northeast Main Street, Simpsonville, SC        

Simpsonville Cotton Mill / Woodside Mill   -   SCHM 23-50
  300 South Street, Simpsonville, SC        

Simpsonville Elementary School   -   SCHM 23-66
  on Academy St at College St, Simpsonville, SC        

Simpsonville Municipal Cemetery   -   SCHM 23-70
  on Academy St at College St, Simpsonville, SC        

Site of First Baptist Church   -   SCHM 23-20
  NE corner of Irvine Street and McBee Avenue, Greenville, SC        

Sterling High School   -   SCHM 23-33
  corner of Calhoun & Pendleton Sts., Greenville, SC        

Stone's Mill / Jones Mill   -   SCHM 23-29
  Jones Mill Rd. (S.C. Sec. Rd. 23-191) at Durbin Creek, N of Fountain Inn        

Sullivan (Grove) Cemetery   -   SCHM 23-17
  A short distance Waf Reedy River on Road 68, near Greenville, SC-Laurens county line        

Textile Hall   -   SCHM 23-31
  W. Washington St. near its intersection with N. Academy St., Greenville, SC        

The Cherokees   -   SCHM 
  is located on the walking path that runs parallel to Furman College Way.        

The Lynching of Willie Earle   -   SCHM 23-41
  Old Easley Rd. (S.C. Hwy. 124) & Bramlett Rd, Greenville, SC        

The Old Record Building   -   SCHM 23-1
  South Main Street, across from the Poinsett Hotel, Greenville, SC        

The Poplars   -   DAR 23-9
  Intersection of Rutherford and Buncombe Roads, Greenville, SC        

The Reedy River Falls Historic Park   -    
  on a pedestrian bridge marking the entrance to the Reedy River Falls Historic Park.        

Tigerville   -   SCHM 23-39
  NE corner of N. Tigerville Rd. (S.C. Hwy. 253) & S.C. Hwy. 414, Tigerville, SC        

Toney   -   SCHM 23-35
  on Fork Shoals Road (State Highway 23-146) near Old Hundred Road (State Highway 23-459)        

Tullyton*   -   SCHM 23-21
  5 miles south of SC Highway 418 on Fairfield Rd. (Rd. 55). Marker will be on west side of Rd. 55        

Vardry McBee   -    
  at the intersection of South Main St and East Court St, Greenville, SC        

Whitehall   -   DAR 23-8
  310 West Earle Street, Greenville, SC        

William Preston Few (1867-1940)   -   SCHM 23-23
  Jackson Grove Road, near Jackson Grove Methodist Church, near Travelers Rest        

Working Benevolent Society Hospital   -   SCHM 23-27
  corner of Green Ave. and Jenkins St., Greenville, SC        


M  - The marker is missing.
R  - The marker has been removed.