Textile Hall

Textile Hall (HM6RT)

Location: Greenville, SC 29601 Greenville County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 51.132', W 82° 24.181'

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Textile Hall, built in 1917to host the annual SouthernTextile Exposition, stoodon this site until 1992.The first exposition ofthe Southern TextileAssociation had been heldin Greenville in 1915.Textile Hall, designed byJ. E. Sirrine & Co. at acost of $130,000, was afive-story RenaissanceRevival building: itsfacade featured a limestonetablet bearing the initials"STE" for "Southern TextileExposition" and the words"Textile Hall"

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When built, Textile Hallwas described as "a fittingmonument to...the propercooperative spirit." Ithosted the Southern TextileExposition from 1917 to1962 and gave Greenvillethe title "Textile Centerof the South." It alsohosted many other meetingsand special events, such asthe annual Southern TextileBasketball Tournament, withteams representing millsacross the South. Listedin the National Register ofHistoric Places in 1980,it was demolished in 1992.
HM NumberHM6RT
Marker Number23-31
Year Placed2006
Placed ByThe City of Greenville and the Hampton-Pickney Neighborhood Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 2:13am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 371738 N 3857550
Decimal Degrees34.85220000, -82.40301667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 51.132', W 82° 24.181'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 51' 7.92" N, 82° 24' 10.86" W
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Area Code(s)803, 864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 328-388 W Washington St, Greenville SC 29601, US
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