Contents - Articles and Stories on this Website

The following stories are included on the Pacolet Memories site. They are all also listed as links in individual articles. However, this contents page shows links to all of the website stories in one place.

Pacolet Memories Home page
    Personal Connection to Pacolet
    My Work Biography

Recent Developments and News About Pacolet and This Website

Easy to Use 1940 Federal  Census for Pacolet

Reference Books

THE PACOLET AREA MUSEUM

SHARE YOUR MEMORIES
    Janice Teaster Davis
    Dot Kirby Kimrey
    Jim Turner
        Biography
    Randy Mathis
    Reeves Dari Trete Drive In
    Joyce Harmon Garner
    Mary Littlejohn Knox
    Dennis Crocker
    James David Lambert
    William Leo Kirby
    Judge Robinette

    Doris Jones Hogan
    Hugh Jones
    Judge Bruce Littlejohn

RICK ROWLAND'S ART ABOUT PACOLET

THE NEIGH NEWSPAPER

THE HISTORY OF THE PACOLET AREA
    GRINDAL SHOALS
    TOLLESON'S TAVERN

    GOLD RUSH

      Secret Pacolet Gold Mine
    THE SOAPSTONE QUARRIES

    HISTORIC ROADS

PACOLET HISTORY BOOKS PRODUCED BY THE CENTENNIAL COMMITTEE
    VOLUME 1
    VOLUME II


THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR AND THE PACOLET AND GLENDALE AREA
    Easterwood Ford
    Morgan and Grindal Shoals
    Fort Thicketty

         Story and Photos of Fort Thicketty
    The Ironworks at Glendale
    Cedar Springs
    Blackstocks
    Musgrove Mill
    Brandon's Camp
    Cowpens
        Morgan's March Re-enactment
    Kings Mountain
    The Camps
    Just Plain Murder


THE PACOLET RIVER
    THE BRIDGES
                  
  Building a Rail Road Bridge across the Pacolet River in 1909
    THE ISLAND
    BROWNS BRANCH AND BRIDGE

    Scenic River Proposal
    USDA Grant

    PART OF THE USDA PRELIMINARY FEASIBILTY STUDY REPORT
    Paddle the Pacolet

THE TOWNS AND THE GOVERNMENT

PACOLET  STATION
    THE RAILROAD
    PACOLET STATION POST OFFICES
    PACOLET HIGH SCHOOL AND OTHER PACOLET STATION SCHOOLS
    JACK CORN TRIBUTE
    NEWSPAPER ARTICLE ABOUT SCHOOL IN 1879
    HELP ESTABLISH A PACOLET HIGH SCHOOL MEMORIAL READING GARDEN
    LIST OF ALL THE GRADUATES OF PACOLET HIGH SCHOOL FROM 1929 - 1976
    PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE CLASSES AND MANY INDIVIDUALS OF PACOLET HIGH SCHOOL FROM 1929-1976
    LIST OF MOST OF THE FACULTY OF PACOLET HIGH SCHOOL FROM 1929-1976
    PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE FACULTY OF PACOLET HIGH SCHOOL FROM 1949 -1957
    PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE FACULTY OF PACOLET HIGH SCHOOL FROM 1958 -1976
    Pacolet High School Alma Mater and Thoughts on the School
    THE CANNERY AT PACOLET HIGH SCHOOL
    For the Class of 1955
  
List of  1955 Class Members and Other Information
  
1955 Tomahawk
  
1955 Deceased Members
    School Annuals
        B.E. Mays 1964 Annual, The Panther
        Pacolet High School's First Annual,
The 1949 Tomahawk
        Pacolet High School's Second Annual, The 1950 Tomahawk
        Pacolet High School's Third Annual, The 1951 Tomahawk

    WHAT PACOLET STATION WAS LIKE IN THE PERIOD 1909-1915
    Anna Black Brook's Story of Pacolet History
    LIVING IN PACOLET STATION IN 1942
    MAPS OF PACOLET STATION
CENTRAL PACOLET
    MAPS OF CENTRAL PACOLET


PACOLET MILLS
        Business History of the Mill
        Cloth Making
        It Was So Complicated
        Child Labor
        It Was the Best Mill Village in the South?
        1837 Newspaper Ads about Bivingsville (Glendale)
        Photographs of Mill No. 5.
     
News Article from 1940
        New Mill Dam again used to make power
        Mayor Elaine Harris Passes Away

    THE PEOPLE
       
THE FAMILIES
            Teaster Family
            Poole Family
                Map of Poole's Bend
        THE MILL WHISTLE AND THE PASSING GENERATIONS
           
    THE HOUSES

    MARYSVILLE

    THE DUMMY

        THE DUMMY LINE CONTRACT
        The Dummy is Removed

    THE COMPANY PASTURE AND COW STALLS

    THE PACOLET FLOOD
        THE 1903 FLOOD
       The Great Freshet of 1903

        The Story of Mary Ernest Massey
      The Flood Monument
      Photos of Some of the Areas Around Present Day Converse Affected by the Flood
      Photos of Some of the Areas Around Present Day Clifton Affected by the Flood

    THE YMCA  (THE HALL)
        The Barber Shop
        The Skating Rink
        The Post Office
     
The Pool Hall and Trophy Room
        The Gymnasium
     
The Shower Area
        The Movie Theater
        The Drugstore
        The Company Store
        The Girl's Club

    THE FLAT AND THE CAFE

    TAXIS

    RECREATION
        River Activities
     
Fox hunting
       Swimming Places
       Skate Wheel Wagons


    SWIMMING POOL
       
Swimming Pool  Photos

    BOY SCOUTS
       Old Scout Hut
       Photos of Troop 317 at Camp Palmetto
      Group photo of Troop 317 about 1953


    GIRL SCOUTS
        Mrs. Paige and Mrs. Wells attend National Girl Scout Conference in Boston in 1951
     
Meeting of  District #3 Adult Leaders
        Members of troop see a demonstration of carding wool or cotton for spinning
     
Exhibit of Troop 17 at the Spartanburg County Fair
       Troop performs a Flag Ceremony at the Baseball Park
     
Members of the Girl Scout Troop in 1927 and other years
        Members of the troop present flowers to Miss Fuller
        Members go to Day Camp beside the River
        Troop Members go overnight camping in 1954
        Members work on a tree and conservation badge
        Members go on a five mile hike
        More Troop Activities
       


    DR. HILL AND THE CLINIC
      PHOTOS OF DR. HILL'S FAMILY AND EMPLOYEES 
          
    MISS FULLER
        More about Miss Fuller
        Miss Fuller's Collection of Pacolet Mills Death Reports

    THE DENTIST

    THE PACOLET MILLS SCHOOLS
        1939 Photos of the first and second grades at the Pacolet Mills Elementary School
        Spartanburg Herald Article about a show put on at the school ampitheater.

    BASEBALL AND THE BALL PARK
        Pacolet Baseball Teams
       The Baseball Park
     
The Bases are Loaded - With Memories
        Spartanburg County Major Leaguers
            Ernie White
        
George Banks.  
        Pacolet High School Baseball Teams

    THE HOTEL AND HOTEL HILL

    THE 4TH OF JULY BARBECUE

        July 4th Photos

    PACOLET MILLS'  SITES ON THE  NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES

    MAPS OF PACOLET MILLS


THE CHURCHES
        The Pacolet Methodist Church - 100 Years of Growth
 
PACOLET PLACE NAMES AND LOCATIONS

VETERANS - An attempt is being made to list every veteran that ever served from the Pacolet area.
   
Partial Veterans List
   
Memorial Register of Pacolet Veterans
     Additional Veteran's Information
    The Pacolet Robinson Family and its Remarkable Military Service
    Col. Roy Mathis Book About His Service in Vietnam
    Mr. Hugh Jones, Pacolet World War I Veteran

PACOLET NICKNAMES
    The list of Nicknames
    More Nickname Information


THE PACOLET FIRE DEPARTMENTS
    If Walls Could Talk
  
Actual Fire Photos
   Generations Serve
    On to a Career
  
More General Photos
   More Photos of Fire Dept. and Rescue Squad

THE PACOLET MILLS RESCUE SQUAD
    Heavy Rescue Competition

PHOTO ALBUMS RELATED TO PACOLET

AN UNUSUAL DRONE VIEW OF PACOLET MILLS

THE POLICE

THE  SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES
        BURGESS TOWN
        CAN HOLLOW
        GOUCHER
        HAMMETT GROVE
        HARVEY TOWN
        KEG TOWN
        PUMPKIN CENTER

            The Birth of Pumpkin Center
        WHITESTONE

WORLD WAR II
     POWS
   
Lolace V. Cordray - A Prisoner of War in Germany   
    An Unusual Connection between Pacolet and Nazi Germany
    The Sullivan Family of Pacolet

CAMP CROFT
    Sgt. Robert P. Emerson
    Major Dick Winters
        WWII Hero Dies
    Post cards on Camp Croft

THE QUARRIES
    A satellite photo of the present quarry and the location of the old one
    Photos taken in the quarry

STORES AND COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS OF THE PACOLET AREA IN THE 1940'S AND 1950'S
    Brown’s Store 1
  
Brown’s Store 2
    Reeves Ice Cream
    Jesse Glass Store
  
Whitlock’s Store in Keg Town
    Roland R. Brown's Store - Gaffney Highway

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This web site has been started as a public service to share the story of Pacolet. The web master and person to contact about putting information on the web site is me, Gerald Teaster.  Contact me at:
gteaster@pacoletmemories.com or by telephone at (843) 873-8117.  My regular mail adress is:
1311 Jahnz Ave.
Summerville, SC 29485

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