Mathews Mill Memorial - Greenwood, SC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
N 34° 10.017 W 082° 08.568
17S E 394669 N 3781257
Quick Description: A large monument dedicated to the 21 employees of Mathews Mill who lost thier lives in World War II.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 8/9/2013 2:57:53 PM
Waymark Code: WMHRKE
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
This large stone structure has a large base with four columns and a globe atop a platform.

Etched into the north face:
Dedicated to the Honor of the Men and Women Who Served Our Country In World War II 1941 - 1946.

Etched into the south face:
Erected 1947 By Employees and Management of Mathews Mill.

On the east face is a bronze plaque:
In Memoriam
Here in enduring bronze are recorded the names of those from Mathews Mill who gave their lives for their country in World War II.

William E. Bleckley, Manson J. Browne, Boyd E. Burgess,
Maxwell M. Chapman, P. Otis Coker, Dewey E. Cooper, Jr.,
Ervin W. Crowe, J. Lawrence Daniel, Thomas R. Gambrell,
Cecil G. Gentry, James B. Hammond, William Harrison,
Heyward Holley, Vern Holley, Collins D. Holt, Harold B. Morse,
Robert Owings, Homer Edd Padgett, Joe D. Richard,
Paul R. Underwood, Jr., Frank A. Wind, Jr.

“Comrades sleep the warfare o’er dream of fighting fields no more sleet the sleep that knows no breaking morn of toil nor nights of waking.”

Across town there is a smaller but similar monument erected by the employees and management of the Greenwood Mill (WMHKNQ).
Date of Dedication: 1/1/1947

Property Permission: Public

Access instructions: Located at a "Y" split at the intersection of S. Main St (Hwy 25) and Columbia Ave.

Location of waymark:
Intersection of S Main St (Hwy 25) and Columbia Ave
Greenwood, SC USA


Commemoration: Dedicated to the Honor of the Men and Women Who Served Our Country In World War II 1941 - 1946.

Access times: Not listed

Website for Waymark: Not listed

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