Laurens County

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Laurens County was founded in the late 18th century and named for Henry Laurens, Revolutionary War hero and distinguished South Carolina statesman. The county's small towns have grown to include opportunities in business, the arts, and education. In Laurens County, the community's history unfolds in vintage postcards of the Laurens Court House Square, Presbyterian College, textile mills, churches, health resorts, small towns, and local residents. These collectible postcards portray a picturesque county in upstate South Carolina that possesses a rich heritage, character, and charm that linger even today.
ISBN: 9780738544410
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: South Carolina
Series: Postcard History Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
The Laurens County Museum Association, including members Libby Coats Rhodes, Elaine Martin, Julius Dunklin Bolt, and Kathryn Weathers Johnson, has compiled this pictorial retrospective to pay homage to Laurens County. They have culled postcards from local collections, libraries, museums, and family albums, and have written detailed descriptions of images from the early 1900s. This volume will delight longtime residents and newcomers alike, become a cherished keepsake, and assist the Laurens County Museum in preserving the rich history of Laurens County for future generations.
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