Mauldin (HM14ZN)

Location: Mauldin, SC 29662 Greenville County
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N 34° 46.8', W 82° 18.317'

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This area was settled soon after the Revolution, and a community grew up here on the road from Greenville to Laurens. It was later known as Butler's Crossroads for Willis W. Butler, who acquired a tract including the intersection of the Laurens and Reedy River roads in 1853. This community became a town after the Greenville & Laurens Railroad completed its line here in 1885 and built a frame passenger and freight depot 1/4 mi. N on Jenkins Street in 1886.

The new town was named for Lt. Gov. William L. Mauldin (1845-1912), president of the Greenville & Laurens Railroad 1881-85, state representative and senator, and lt. governor 1886-1890. Mauldin was first chartered in 1890, with its limits a half-mile radius from the depot. The depot was torn down in 1953. Two historic stores of note are the John S. Hill Store (ca. 1906), 1/4 mi. E on Main Street, and Massey's General Store (1931), at Main Street and White Drive.
HM NumberHM14ZN
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: Greenville County Historic Preservation Commission series
Marker Number23-46
Year Placed2011
Placed ByCity of Mauldin and the Greenville County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 2:47pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 380569 N 3849422
Decimal Degrees34.78000000, -82.30528333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 46.8', W 82° 18.317'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 46' 48.00" N, 82° 18' 19.02" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 116 Mauldin Cir, Mauldin SC 29662, US
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