Historic Markers Across South Carolina

About 1765

Marker ID: WOW 
Location: S. Main St. (S.C. Hwy. 124) at the Reedy River, Greenville, SC
County: Greenville
Style: Free Standing **


Near Reedy River Falls, stood the home, trading station, and grist mills of Col. Richard Pearis, first white settler of this section. He was a noted Indian trader and prominent Tory of the Revolution.

Erected by the Camps of Greenville County Woodmen of the World, 1948


More Information:
Wikipedia - Richard Pearis
Wikipedia - Tory - American Revolution
Wikipedia - American Revolutionary War
SCIWAY - American Revolutionary War in SC