Historic Markers Across South Carolina

The Poplars

Marker ID: DAR 23-9
Location: Intersection of Rutherford and Buncombe Roads, Greenville, SC
County: Greenville
Coordinates: N 34° 52.051    W 082° 24.255
  34.86751666    -82.40425
Style: Free Standing **


This was approximately the center of the many-acred estate and "seat of hospitality" of Elias Earle, pioneer Greenville settler who began acquiring property here as early as 1787. His home, "The Poplars," stood at the NE corner of Rutherford and Buist streets.

Erected by Behethland Butler Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution - I967


Two sided - Elias Earle (June 19, 1762 - May 19, 1823)