As Greenville reached the last decade of the 19th century, the city population reached just over 8,000.
Did you know? In 1882 the Southern Bell Telephone Company set up the first city telephones and a year later, Main Street was lined with telephone poles and wires.
This focal point of the newly-established city of Greenville no longer looked like it had since the Village of Pleasantburg started in 1797.
The bridge was active for about 100 years following its construction but is now only open to foot traffic.
At the beginning of the decade, two Greenville homes were built that continue to add charm to their neighborhoods.
The exhibit, organized by the Reading Public Museum in Reading, Pennsylvania, will be open until Aug. 8.
Two amenities, missing at the beginning of the decade, would soon come and take the town to the next level.
The 1840s saw continued growth with the summer Lowcountry tourism crowd and catered to it with more accommodations.
The village of Greenville progressed in importance politically and economically by the beginning of the 1830s so much so that Gov. James Hamilton Jr. signed an “Act to Incorporate the…
The 1820s held unprecedented development for the village known as Greenville
At the close of the decade, the population of the village was about 400 and continued to attract wealthy Lowcountry visitors.
For an African American born a decade after emancipation, freedom was in place, but life continued to be difficult.
At the start of the new century, numerous farms and plantations were established as Greenville developed primarily as an agriculture center.
Founded in 1978, Discover Upcountry was the third or fourth organization in the state to be formed to promote tourism in multiple counties, according to Tim Todd.
The only person to put a home in the immediate area of Reedy Falls was Lemuel J. Alston.