Spartanburg SC Historic Districts

Hampton Heights  The Hampton Heights Historic District is a significant collection of 120 contributing residences in the Hampton Heights section of Spartanburg that retains historic and architectural integrity from the early twentieth century. The district, which developed between 1890 and 1930, was the home of numerous middle and upper class citizens of Spartanburg. The district More…

Greenville Historic Districts

Pettigru Historic District Overbrook Historic District East Park Avenue Historic District Heritage Historic District West End Historic District Hampton-Pinckney Historic District Colonel Elias Historic District Click here to view map of the historic districts in Greenville SC. Historic Buildings in Greenville County SC

Regional History Museum

Located in the Chapman Cultural Center, the Spartanburg Regional History Museum has been in operation since 1961. Permanent exhibits at the Museum offer a walk through time from the early days of Spanish explorers like Juan Pardo to the late 20th century.  While you’re looking at the artifacts on this main exhibit table, don’t miss out More…

Campbell’s Covered Bridge

1214 Pleasant Hill Rd., Landrum, SC 29356 Constructed in 1909 Campbell’s Covered Bridge is the only remaining covered bridge in the State of South Carolina. The 38 foot long, 12 foot wide pine structure that spans Beaverdam Creek was built by Charles Irwin Willis. Locals believe that the bridge was named for Lafayette Campbell, who More…

Walnut Grove Plantation

Open for Tours – First Saturday at Walnut Grove Plantation Come to Walnut Grove Plantation for the next in a new series of programs on the first Saturday of each month from April through November. With the help of reenactors and experts, visitors can explore in-depth a particular aspect of Upstate South Carolina history. The More…

Historic Price House

Thomas & Ann Price built Price House in 1795. Located along the young nation’s burgeoning road network, Mr. Price ran a store, post office, and tavern for the local community as well as an inn for travelers.  Two-dozen enslaved African Americans worked in these businesses, labored in cotton fields, and lived in quarters not unlike More…

The Seay House

The Seay House is believed to be the oldest house inside the city limits of Spartanburg.  Although a definite construction date for the log portion has not been established, evidence indicates that it was built prior to 1850.  Two of the frame additions made to the home in the late 19th century still remain.  The More…