16 Sights in Greenville, United States (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Greenville, United States. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 16 sights are available in Greenville, United States.

Sightseeing Tours in Greenville

1. American Spinning Company Mill No. 2

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The American Spinning Company Mill No. 2 is a historic mill complex at 300 Hammett Street, in a pocket of unincorporated Greenville County, South Carolina surrounded on three sides by the city of Greenville. It is a five-story brick building, to which a number of warehouse buildings and other additions were made. It was built in 1901-02, as part of a major expansion to the American Spinning Company's Mill No. 1, which originally stood just south of Hammett Street. It was built by Oscar Sampson, a Boston textile manufacturer to a design by the industrial design firm Lockwood and Greene, and is one of thirteen early 20th-century mills surviving in the Greenville area. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2016. Its major tenant now is the Victor Mill Company, a furniture maker.

Wikipedia: American Spinning Company Mill No. 2 (EN)

2. Elements West

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E. W. Montgomery Cotton Warehouse, also known as the Greenville Bonded Cotton Warehouse and now the Elements West Apartments, is a historic cotton warehouse located in Greenville, South Carolina. The original section was built about 1928. Following the property's purchase in 1933 by Edmund Warren Montgomery, a significant cotton merchant and broker in upstate South Carolina from the early-to-mid-20th century, three additions were completed. The two-story, brick building measures 553 feet long and 60 feet deep, and has 68,000 square feet in seven bays.

Wikipedia: E. W. Montgomery Cotton Warehouse (EN)

3. Pettigru Street Historic District

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Pettigru Street Historic District is a historic tree-lined neighborhood east of Main Street in downtown Greenville, South Carolina. It is home to 88 structures built between 1890 and 1930 with the majority built between 1910 and 1930. It is known for its wide variety of architectural styles including Queen Anne, Colonial Revival, and Bungalow. The area is an example of evolution of architectural style from the Victorian era to the early 1930s similar to the growth in the city of Greenville as a whole during that time.

Wikipedia: Pettigru Street Historic District (EN), Heritage Website

4. Richland Cemetery

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Richland Cemetery is a historic African-American cemetery located at Greenville, South Carolina. It was established in 1884 by the City of Greenville as the first municipal "colored" cemetery. It is the final resting place for many of Greenville's most notable African-American educators, health practitioners, and community leaders. The total number of graves is estimated at over 1,400 and gravemarker types and materials range from natural stones to elaborate Victorian monuments.

Wikipedia: Richland Cemetery (EN), Website

5. The Greenville County Museum of Art

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The Greenville County Museum of Art (GCMA) is an art museum located in Greenville, South Carolina. Its collections focus mainly on American art, and its holdings include works by Andrew Wyeth, Josef Albers, Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, Ronnie Landfield, Helen Turner, Mary Tannahill, Eric Fischl, Marylyn Dintenfass, and Leon Golub. Southern American and South Carolina-based artists, such as Henrietta Johnston, are also represented.

Wikipedia: Greenville County Museum of Art (EN), Website

6. Charles Townes Statue

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Charles Townes Statue

Charles Hard Townes was an American physicist. Townes worked on the theory and application of the maser, for which he obtained the fundamental patent, and other work in quantum electronics associated with both maser and laser devices. He shared the 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics with Nikolay Basov and Alexander Prokhorov. Townes was an adviser to the United States Government, meeting every US president from Harry S. Truman (1945) to Bill Clinton (1999).

Wikipedia: Charles Townes (EN)

7. Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery

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Bob Jones University (BJU) is a private evangelical university in Greenville, South Carolina. It is known for its conservative cultural and religious positions. The university, with approximately 3,000 students, is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools. In 2017, the university estimated the number of its graduates at 40,184.

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8. South Broadway

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South Broadway

The Broadway Bridge is a historic arch bridge that spans Greenville Creek on the edge of downtown Greenville, a city in the far western part of the U.S. state of Ohio. Constructed in the early twentieth century, it carries one of the city's most important streets and connects the city's northern and southern sections. One of several large concrete bridges designed by a Cleveland engineer, it has been named a historic site.

Wikipedia: Broadway Bridge (Greenville, Ohio) (EN)

9. The Davenport Building

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Davenport Apartments is a historic apartment building located at Greenville, South Carolina. It was built in 1915–1916, and is a three-story, U-shaped, brick building. It consists of a large rectangular section in the rear with two smaller wings that extend from the rear block to the street. The front façade features two one-story porches with stone elliptical arches and brick pillars.

Wikipedia: Davenport Apartments (EN)

10. Christ Church

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Christ Church

Christ Church (Episcopal) is an Episcopal church in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. which was consecrated in 1854. The church and its courtyard are listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Christ Church (Episcopal) and Churchyard. It is the oldest organized religious body and the oldest church building remaining in Greenville.

Wikipedia: Christ Church (Greenville, South Carolina) (EN), Website

11. Lanneau-Norwood House

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Lanneau-Norwood House Sharon Wilson / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Lanneau-Norwood House is a historic, late 19th-century house on Belmont Avenue in Greenville, South Carolina. The house is an outstanding example of Second Empire architecture in the American South and is one of the last surviving Victorian-era homes in Greenville. The property was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

Wikipedia: Lanneau-Norwood House (EN)

12. Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum and Baseball Library

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The "Shoeless" Joe Jackson Museum and Library was first opened to the public on June 21, 2008. Located across from Fluor Field in Greenville, South Carolina, the five room brick house in which Shoeless Joe Jackson lived and died in contains a few of his personal belongings and over 2,000 books related to baseball.

Wikipedia: Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum (EN), Website

13. Garst Museum

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Garst Museum

The Garst House, also known as the Garst Museum, is an historic building located at 205 North Broadway in Greenville, Ohio, United States. On November 16, 1977, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. Today it is a local history museum operated by the Darke County Historical Society.

Wikipedia: Garst Museum (EN)

14. Wilkins House

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Wilkins House

The Wilkins House is a historic house in Greenville, South Carolina, built in 1878 by Jacob W. Cagle (1832–1910) for merchant and capitalist William T. Wilkins (1825–1895). It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 19, 2016.

Wikipedia: Wilkins House (Greenville, South Carolina) (EN), Website

15. Springwood Cemetery

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Springwood Cemetery

Springwood Cemetery is a historic cemetery in Greenville, South Carolina, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is the oldest municipal cemetery in the state and has approximately 7,700 marked, and 2,600 unmarked, graves.

Wikipedia: Springwood Cemetery (EN)

16. Earle Town House

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Earle Town House

Earle Town House is a historic house in Greenville, South Carolina. It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on August 5, 1969, and is included in the Col. Elias Earle Historic District.

Wikipedia: Earle Town House (EN)


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