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National Register South CarolinaDepartment of Archivesand HistoryCantrell Wagon BuildingSpartanburg Historic District of Historic Places
National Register South CarolinaDepartment of Archivesand History156 West Main StreetSpartanburg Historic District of Historic Places
National Register South CarolinaDepartment of Archivesand HistoryPalmetto Building of Historic Places
Founder and developer of Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve. Harold Hatcher was a man of vision who looked at a weed-filled, eroded, litter-strewn lot and saw a garden. Working with his wife Josephine for 30 years, he used his horticultural skil…
Don Reno1926 - 1984Don Reno was an immensely influential banjo player and one of the founding figures in the bluegrass movement. Born in Spartanburg, Reno recorded more than 500 songs during his career, many with collaborator Red Smiley, and is pe…
William Walker1809-1875William ("Singing Billy") Walker, perhaps South Carolina's most famous musician of his day, was a singing school teacher, composer, and collector of folksongs. He published four shape-note tunebooks, bringing musical lite…
Pink Anderson1900-1974Pink Anderson was a seminal Piedmont bluesman. He lived most of his life in Spartanburg, performing locally and regionally, and recording three albums in the city for Bluesville Records during the 1960s. Anderson is also k…
Hank Garland1930-2004Hank Garland was a prolific studio musician contributing to recordings by Elvis Presley, Patsy Cline and many others. Born in Cowpens, Garland joined the Grand Ole Opry at 15, recording his million-selling his "Sugerfoot Ra…
Walter Hyatt1949-1996Walter Hyatt was a prolific songwriter and performer and a founding member of the influential Americana groups Uncle Walt's Band and the Contenders. Raised in Spartanburg, Hyatt joined the Austin and Nashville music scenes,…
Arthur Prysock1929-1997Arthur Prycock was a prolific jazz crooner born in Spartanburg. Getting his start with Buddy Johnson's jazz orchestra in 1944, Prysock's rich baritone voice found its way onto nearly 60 albums. A highly adaptable performe…