City of Greenwood

Visitor's Center

120 Main ST

Greenwood, SC 29648

Phone: (864) 953-2466

Region: Midlands

City of Greenwood

This area was first settled by Irishmen John Blake and Thomas Weir in 1802. In 1824, Judge John McGeehee brought his bride here from Ninety Six and named his plantation Greenwood for its beautiful rolling hills and tall green forests. Today it is the home of Lander University.

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