City Directories and History: Click on the MORE INFORMATION / MAPS links, found under the primary picture, to see an enlargeable postal maps of the county (sections North and South), Post Office locations in 1896. Enter the specific name in R&R’s search box to locate additional information on each of these locations found on R&R’s pages. (Old Postal Maps – Greenville, S.C.)
The Yorkville Enquirer reported on Feb. 10, 1892 – “Residence of Willie of Greenville Co., are excited over the operations of the Wolfe and Tyger Mining Co., on its property there are twelve veins of gold reported. A stamp mill has been put into operation.” (R&R is unaware of this location.)
LIST OF LOCATIONS:
|Reedy River Factory|
The Herald reported on May 30, 1903 – “Mr. J. Knox Roach is home from Chandler in Greenville Co., where he has been teaching school.”
Chick Springs, Taylors possibly represent the growth of an area from its first settlers of 1766, when Lick Springs was the name because wild animals would come to lick of the rocks as
possibly healthful. Then in 1840 Doctor Burwell Chick built the Chick Spring Hotel—60 rooms on 300 acres, where folk from all over the South came to drink of the therapeutic waters. Doctor Chick also bottled the water for shipping throughout the South. In 1873 when the railroad was built, the station established there was named Taylors, for Alfred Taylor, who owned the land thereby.
(Information from: Names in South Carolina by C.H. Neuffer, Published by the S.C. Dept. of English, USC)
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