South Carolina Postcards Volume IX Anderson County

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Revolutionary War general Robert Anderson is honored today in northwestern South Carolina through two namesakes: Anderson County and its county seat, also called Anderson. The town was the Palmetto State's first with long-run electrical power, and it therefore earned the early nickname of "The Electric City." Smaller towns in the county, including Belton, Honea Path, Piedmont, Pelzer, Pendleton, and Williamston, developed around depots serving the Greenville and Columbia Railroad.
ISBN: 9780738515335
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: South Carolina
Series: Postcard History Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
In his ninth volume of South Carolina Postcards, Carolina historian and avid postcard collector Howard Woody showcases more than 200 images of Anderson County from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The people, events, and structures forever entwined in the Anderson's storied past come alive through detailed captions, which will spark the memories of longtime residents while introducing the county's origins to younger generations and newcomers alike.
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