FOUNTAINS OF YOUTH

Greenville soda shops like Carpenter Brothers and the Pickwick came about because of patent medicines

BAND STAND

The stars of jazz’s Swing Era found a home on Greenville’s Asbury Avenue

RUN OF THE MILLS

GREENVILLE’S MILL HISTORY IS ABOUT MORE THAN TEXTILES. THE EMPIRE OF THE TEXTILE CRESCENT IS A PLAYBOOK OF POWER, GUTS, AND GLORY – AND WHAT GOES AROUND, COMES AROUND.

FLOW CHART

THE REEDY RIVER PUT GREENVILLE ON THE MAP— AND, LIKE ITS MEANDERING CURRENTS AND RUSHING FALLS, IS THE CENTERPIECE FOR ITS RISE, FALL, AND TRIUMPHANT RISE AGAIN.

GRADUATE WORK

ERSKINE COLLEGE, CELEBRATING 175 YEARS, HAS WORLD-FAMOUS ALUMNI

MEDICINE WOMAN

Dr. Hilla Sheriff turned the tides of healthcare in Spartanburg and beyond

SOUTHERN ACCENTS

Julia Mood Peterkin penned-controversial and candid novels on the culture of African americans in the South

HONOR CODE

Mary Honor Farrow Wright championed African-American education

SISTERS

Bright. Ambitious. Brave.

HALLS OF FAME

As Greenville High School turns the corner on 125 years, it continues an extraordinary tradition of graduating world leaders in athletics, business, politics, science, and the arts.We highlight four graduates as examples of the remarkable hundreds that have roamed its downtown campus.

PIANO TEACHER

Emilie Pandolfi’s talents extend beyond the keys

ACTOR’S ACTOR

Joanne Woodward went from the local stage to the Academy Awards —and found love to boot

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