Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Evins - Bivings House*



Marker ID: SCHM 42-13
Location: 563 North Church Street, Spartanburg
County: Spartanburg
Coordinates: N 34° 57.575    W 081° 56.414
  34.95958333    -81.94023333
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

According to family tradition, this house was built in 1854 by the Bivings family, local textile pioneers. In 1869, the house was purchased by John H. Evins (1830 to 1884), Confederate Lieutenant - Colonel, state legislator, mayor of Spartanburg, and U.S. Congressman (1877 - 1884). The house was placed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.

Erected by Spartanburg Historical Association - 1986