Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Old Fountain Inn

Marker ID: UDC 23-6
Location: SC 14, just above Fountain Inn
County: Greenville
Coordinates: N 34° 42.082    W 082° 12.973
  34.701367    -82.216217
Style: Free Standing **


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 stirring days. The present town chartered in 1886 is named for the old inn.

Erected by Oliver Thompson Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy - 1960