The Yorkville Enquirer reported on April 15, 1891 – “A proposed orphanage to be established by the state Baptist Convention will be located at Greenwood. The town of Greenwood has offered inducements of about $50,000. This includes ten acres of land in town, and ex-senator, Maxwell is giving 470 acres and personal property worth $40,000. It will be known as the Connie Maxwell Orphanage in the name of a deceased daughter of the Senator. Rev. J.L. Vass was elected Supt., work will begin soon on a main building and a number of small cottages.”
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Individual sections of the 1938 SCDOT road map are also available below. Greenwood County is divided into (24) sections beginning with the northwest corner #1, and ending with the southeastern corner #24.
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