Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Old Rutherford Road

Marker ID: SCHM 42-19
Location: Campobello-Gramling Elementary School, 250 Fagan Ave., Campobello, SC
County: Spartanburg
Coordinates: N 35° 6.186    W 082° 8.58
  35.1031    -82.143
Style: Free Standing **


This old roadbed is the last extant portion of the Rutherford Road, which appears in Robert Mills´s 1825 Atlas of the State of S.C. and was one of at least three historic roads in northern Spartanburg Co. named for Rutherfordton, county seat of Rutherford Co., N.C., 20 mi. NE. The road was a significant route for travel, mail, and commerce until well into the twentieth century.

Erected by Campobello-Gramling Elementary School, 2000