The work of Charles Townes has reached and influenced millions of lives throughout the world.
Joel R. Poinsett served as secretary of war under President Martin van Buren from 1837-41 in the midst of the Second Seminole War raging in Florida.
Cigars were as much a part of everyday life in Greenville as in most small to midsized cities at the end of the 19th century.
Court Square on Greenville’s Main Street began as the historic center of the village and remains the historic heart of the city today.
Greenville’s culinary scene has gained widespread acclaim over more than a decade, and much of the attention has been on downtown eateries. Many locals, however, are familiar with the outstanding…
Among the myriad products sold in his store, coffee was perhaps Bull’s greatest passion and specialty.
RingoFire continues a tradition of ambitious goals and innovation that reach back to the building’s origins.
The family-owned Meyers-Arnold store was a Greenville fixture for most of the 20th century, with eight stores in the Carolinas and Georgia.
Downtown Greenville is fortunate to still have numerous 19th and early 20th century Main Street buildings.
Capt. Jeremiah Cleveland, one of Greenville’s earliest settlers, was born in Orange County, Virginia, to Alice (Mathis) Cleveland and Capt. Robert Cleveland, who commanded a company of troops in the…
The first ordinance stated that Town Council "will meet regularly for the transaction of business” on the first Saturday in January, April, July, and October.
Examples of rare works include the 14th-century crucifix by the Sienese painter Francesco di Vannuccio.
Denim is not a fabric that was ever the focus of any of Greenville County’s mills. Nonetheless, its presence here has deep roots.
Finlay Bros. occupied a handsome, 26 x 80 ft., three-story brick building on the southwest corner of Coffee Street and Main Street.
On March 22, the General Assembly ratified an ordinance establishing “Greeneville County” saying, “Be it ordained … That a county shall be established in the new ceded lands, by the name of Greeneville…”.