1789 –

Spartanburg at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century

This collection includes A Story of Spartan Push: The Greatest Cotton Manufacturing Centre in the South: Spartanburg, South Carolina, and Its Resources by Edward P. McKissick and Spartanburg, City and County, South Carolina: Their Wonderful Attractions and Marvelous Advantages as a Place of Settlement, and for the Profitable Investment of Capital by the Spartanburg Board of Trade. The volume combines the first reprints of two early histories of the upstate's second largest city, detailing Spartanburg's economic and cultural resources in the 1890s.

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  • Title Spartanburg
  • Coverage 1789 –
  • Author
  • Keywords ts name originating from a local Revolutionary War regiment: the Spartan Rifles, Morgan Square after a statue of Revolutionary War hero Daniel Morgan, grew rapidly in the post–Civil War period, Spartan Mills, Camp Wadsworth, first plane bringing mail to South Carolina made its stop in Spartanburg, and in 1930 the first commercial radio station in the state, WSPA, went on the air,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date December 1, 2022
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 24, 2022
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