Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Louis Booker Wright

Marker ID:  24-14
Location: on Nixon Cir (SR 225) at Maxwell Ave (SR 10), Greenwood, SC
County: Greenwood
Coordinates: N 34° 10.871    W 082° 11.044
  34.18118333    -82.18406666
Style: Free Standing **


Louis Booker Wright (1899-1984), scholar of American colonial history and Elizabethan culture, was born in the Phoenix community and spent his early years at Maxwellton near this site. A prolific author, he was educated at Wofford College and received the M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of N.C. He was director of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C. 1948-68.


More Information:
Wikipedia - Louis Booker Wright