Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Early Iron Works

Marker ID: SCHM 42-10
Location: In Glendale at intersection of Roads 30 and 47
County: Spartanburg
Coordinates: N 34° 56.650    W 081° 50.413
  34.94416666    -81.84021666
Style: Free Standing **


Near here on Lawson´s Fork, during the American Revolution, the S.C. government as part of the war effort supported Joseph Buffington, William Wofford, and others in the construction of an iron works. It became a well - known landmark and the scene of several skirmishes, notably the "Battle of Wofford´s Iron Works" on August 8, 1780.

Erected by Spartanburg County Historical Association