Cherokee County, South Carolina (Images of America) by Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society

By Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society

positioned simply south of the Carolina border within the scenic foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Cherokee County deals the allure of small-town existence and nation dwelling with the benefit of within reach metropolitan components. In 1897, the yr of its founding, the county inherited a wealthy historical past that begun with the Cherokee Indians. domestic to 2 American innovative warfare websites, Cowpens nationwide Battlefield and Kings Mountain army Park, in addition to the Overmountain Victory nationwide path, it exists as a bevy of ancient websites that date earlier than the county used to be established.

Cherokee County can pay tribute to this community's decisive heritage and celebrates the neighborhood structure, company institutions, and citizens, either prior and current. historical perspectives, coupled with informative textual content, spotlight the 1914 Carnegie Library, the captivating railroad depot, the Limestone Quarry, and building of the towering smokestack of Gaffney production corporation. classic images depict downtown Gaffney, settled virtually a century earlier than Cherokee County turned a political entity, and ancient Blacksburg, often called Black Station earlier than 1888, whereas bringing to existence the evolution of the 1845 Limestone Springs lady highschool into the state's well known Limestone university of today.

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