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Pendleton - Old Photos

Updated on December 16, 2015

Old Farmer's Hall Photo

Old Photographs of Pendleton SC

Most of these old photographs of Pendleton SC date back to the early 1900s. How did I get these photos? Well, that is a good story.

One day Frank Crenshaw showed me these photos and I asked him if I could get copies made. He told me that Mr. Norton Campbell had found an old camera at the home of Punch Hunter, a long time Pendleton resident who died at the ripe old age of 100 plus years. In the old camera was some film that had never been developed so Norton developed them. Most of these pictures are a result of that. On January 26, 1989 I showed these pictures to one of our then 90 year old residents who grew up in Pendleton, Miss Ruth Boggs. She went through the pictures and told me about each one. It was so interesting. I have several pages of notes and will share her thoughts with you.

Some others came from Clemson University's Strom Thurmond Institute

Pendleton Tire Co. and Burger King display a few of these in their businesses and there are several people around town that have this set of pictures.

I am telling these stories as they were told to me.

Please feel free to shed some light on any of them. I would love to hear from you in the comments section below.

Update: This page is a lot of fun as I hear from friends that I haven't heard from in awhile offering to share their old photographs. Thank you, Pendleton, for making this page a community wide project. Please keep sharing those old pictures and stories! I love it!

Hope you enjoy!

Another Update: Due to length of this site, a Part 2 has been developed. I am still adding pictures and stories so hope you enjoy it as well. Please continue to send me pictures and stories. Photos will still be added to this lens as well so please check back.

Old Pendleton Photos Part 2


Note: In 2015 our town will celebrate its 225 anniversary and I will create a page with all the activities so keep watching. There will be an event each month as part of the 225 Celebration.

Give this page time to load and then continue to scroll and enjoy.

Photo: One of the many Photos found in an old camera belonging to Punch Hunter - copy given to me by Frank Crenshaw.

The photos on this page are not to be copied without permission. Thank you.

Take the Walking Tour of Pendleton - Download this tour guide to your Kindle or purchase the hard copy

I have downloaded this to my Kindle and will loan it out to friends and family who come visiting and want to take the tour. They activate the "read aloud" and take it along as your own personal tour guide.

A Walking Tour of Pendleton, South Carolina (Look Up, America!)
A Walking Tour of Pendleton, South Carolina (Look Up, America!)

Every time I take the walking tour, it seems I learn something new. It is a very pleasant and informative walk around our lovely town.

 

Old Hunter House

East Main Street in historic Pendleton South Carolina

Miss Ruth told me that the house caught on fire on a Saturday afternoon. Sally Hunter had gone to take a bath with the oil stove on to warm the bathroom. It set the curtains on fire. A water brigade was formed to run from the well on the square to the house.

The house had a kitchen connected in the back. It was bricked after the fire.

Photo of Old Hunter House

OLD HUNTER HOUSE
OLD HUNTER HOUSE

Punch, Ralph and Tom in old Ford

In old Ford

Punch Hunter was the one who had the camera with the film left in it. This is him as a young man along with Ralph Hunter and Tom Watkins. Punch's family owned Hunter's Store.

Punch Hunter, Tom Watkins and Ralph Hunter in old Ford

Punch Hunter, Tom Watkins and Ralph Hunter in old Ford
Punch Hunter, Tom Watkins and Ralph Hunter in old Ford

Mrs. Susie Adger's Buggy

She had a buggy and a chaffeur

Mrs. Susie Adger lived at Gallow's Hill where the lynching tree was. She was quite well off and had a chaffeur and a buggy.

Mrs. Susie Adger in her buggy

SUZIE ADGER'S BUGGY
SUZIE ADGER'S BUGGY

Smith Mill

Old Smith Mill is now underwater
Old Smith Mill is now underwater

Little Camp House in the Mountains

In the mountains

I was told by Miss Ruth Boggs that people from Pendleton would camp in the mountains near Whitewater Falls in these "Little Camp Houses".

Little Camp House near Whitewater Falls

Little Camp House near Whitewater Falls
Little Camp House near Whitewater Falls

1906 Red Shirt Militia Reunion

Pendleton SC

Evidently, there was a big parade and reunion in Pendleton in 1906 of the Red Shirt Militia. It looks like from the picture that it may have been from all over this area. The Red Shirt Militias were organized in the south after the Civil War.

If you want to learn more about who they were please see this link below.

1906 Red Shirt Reunion in Pendleton SC

1906 Red Shirt Reunion in Pendleton SC
1906 Red Shirt Reunion in Pendleton SC

Congressman Aiken

Unveiling the cannon

This was also at the Red Shirt Reunion in 1906. Congressman Aiken gave a talk before the cannon was unveiled.

Clemson students from years ago probably remember the Pendleton Cannon getting stolen from time to time as a prank and always returned. This happened so much that the cannon had to be permanently placed in front of the Farmers Hall.

Congressman Aiken

CONGRESSMAN AIKEN
CONGRESSMAN AIKEN

Photo looking at Queen St

This is very interesting

Queen Street in Pendleton sure doesn't look like this today. According to Miss Ruth, the first building on the left is South Carolina Dispensary which was a liquor store controlled by the state. She also said that next to the dispensary was Mr. Jim Hunter's Law Office.

Queen Street

Queen Street
Queen Street

Aiken Guards

There is lots of detail to see in the photograph. The most obvious being the "Brownie camera" that the little girl is holding. I am just guessing that that's what it is. Look at the cannon and the inscription "Peace". I had never noticed that before. I knew that it was called the "Peace Cannon" Looks like the men all grew beards for the occasion.

Note from Donna Roper, former Curator for the Pendleton District Commission:

On the Red Shirts Reunion picture of the Aiken guards, the gun carriage carrying the cannon actually reads Peacemaker -- this same gun carriage is in the Agricultural museum.

Thank you, Donna!

Aiken Guards at the Red Shirt Reunion

Aiken Guards at the Red Shirt Reunion
Aiken Guards at the Red Shirt Reunion

Broad Street in Pendleton, SC

1906 Red Shirt Reunion

This is the parade going down Broad Street beside the old Hunter House. Look at the back of the house. That is the kitchen that was built on.

Red Shirt Reunion going down Broad St in Pendleton

Red Shirt Reunion going down Broad St in Pendleton
Red Shirt Reunion going down Broad St in Pendleton

Pretty Ladies Unveiling the Cannon

Red Shirt Reunion 1906

Miss Ruth tried to identify the ones in this picture but she wasn't real sure. She said that Bessie Watkins was one of them and also mentioned the McPhail girls, Sloan, or Campbell. I would sure like to have one of those fans.

Unveiling the Peace Cannon

Unveiling the Peace Cannon
Unveiling the Peace Cannon

Old Ford Motor Company - Pendleton, SC

Main Street in Pendleton

This building was formerly Pendleton Antique Company. Richard and Shelby Quattlebaum sold the building in recent years to Scott Ward. The picture below shows the building when it was the Ford Motor Company.

In a paper entitled "Pendleton History As Told Me and From Memory" written by Emma A. Sitton in 1961, she describes what I think is that same building as being Carriage Shop. Someone might have more information on this and I would appreciate your sharing it. She states the following in her paper:

"From the square on the right side John B. Sitton had a Carriage Shop where carriages, buggies, wagons and harness were made. The shop was a long brick building, two stories, two rooms on the ground floor, two rooms on the second floor. The front room on the ground floor was a show room, the back room was a woodshop. John Dillard was master carpenter. The front room on the second floor was the paint shop, the back room a harness shop where Warren Dillard made all the leather fittings for the carriages as well as harness. The paint room had large doors on the north side and there was a long platform on that side where the finished vehicles were dried. This platform had a ramp with steps in the middle to allow vehicles to be brought down to the show room. The painter, Tilman Jones, was once a slave. On the south side of the shop was a lumber shed."

On August 3, 2010 the great granddaughter of Mr. J. V. Bostic who ran the Ford Motor Co opened a new business in Pendleton, C2 Consignments now known as Chi Chi's and she will be the 3rd generation to own a business in Pendleton. Carolyn Morton Mohr opened this new shop with her friend, Carolyn Williams but now runs it alone. Unfortunately, she closed her shop in Dec 2013. Ben Morton (Carolyn's father) had received the photo from Frances Couch, his mother's sister, who lives in Atlanta.

Ford Motor Company

OLD FORD MOTOR COMPANY IN PENDLETON
OLD FORD MOTOR COMPANY IN PENDLETON

Old Ford Motor Co. JV Bostic standing in the doorway. Ollie Brown leaning on the car. (Shared by Carolyn Mohr)

Old Ford Motor Co.  JV Bostic standing in the doorway. Ollie Brown leaning on the car. (Shared by Carolyn Mohr)
Old Ford Motor Co. JV Bostic standing in the doorway. Ollie Brown leaning on the car. (Shared by Carolyn Mohr)

South Side of the Square

SOUTH SIDE OF THE SQUARE In Pendleton SC
SOUTH SIDE OF THE SQUARE In Pendleton SC

First Baptist Church of Pendleton

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENDLETON

Looking Back

Diane Scott was kind enough to share these pictures with us. She worked on the 160th Anniversary Project for the First Baptist Church of Pendleton and they used these photos then. Some came from the FBC Historic Archives and some from Pendleton District Commission. Thank you, Diane.

1802 First Baptist Church of Pendleton

1802 FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
1802 FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

Historic Photo of First Baptist Church of Pendleton SC

HISTORIC PHOTO OF FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH in Pendleton SC
HISTORIC PHOTO OF FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH in Pendleton SC

Old Pendleton United Methodist Church

OLD METHODIST CHURCH
OLD METHODIST CHURCH

Jerry Sloan Shares Great Old Pendleton Photos

I sure appreciate Jerry's sharing these wonderful photos of Pendleton. Jerry's dad was the mayor of Pendleton at one time.

Great old photos, Jerry. Thank you!

Old Presbyterian Church

Old Presbyterian Church
Old Presbyterian Church

Mt. Bethel Church

Mt. Bethel Church
Mt. Bethel Church

Mt. Bethel Church, Old Presbyterian Church, Pendleton Supermarket, and Smith Oil

Photos contributed by Jerry Sloan

Jerry said that Mt Bethel Church was about where Dr. Cooper's office is now. The next picture was probably taken at the grand opening of Pendleton Supermarket(P&G Food Stores and then Giles Food Store - see note below). The Supermarket was in the building where Crenshaw's is.

Note from Liz Giles Freeze on Oct 16, 2008

Hi Nancy

Elizabeth Giles Freeze here. I was shocked to see my daddy's store in the photos. I had to call Mother back here to see it. The only mistake is that the store was called P & G Food Stores. My dad was in partnership with Jute Price of Seneca. Their first store was on Main Street in Seneca next to the hotel. They decided that daddy would move his family to Pendleton and open up another store. Daddy built the building that now houses Crenshaw's TV & Appliance. Daddy and Horace Crenshaw were good friends.

When Jute Price and daddy split their partnership, the store name became Giles Food Store. Somewhere I have a pad where the person who answered the phone took an order with that letterhead. They shopped for you, put the bags in daddy's delivery truck and took it to the customer. Don't we wish we could do that now?!

Thanks for giving me a heads up on this. I also saw you & me in the school picture. WOW. Mrs. O'Dell's class.

Liz

Giles Food Store Grand Opening

Giles Food Store Grand Opening
Giles Food Store Grand Opening

Jerry Sloan's Dad

Pendleton Town Council in the 50's -

left to right

Levi Campbell,Doc Crenshaw, H.B. Barnette, Jule Aull and J.C. Sloan, Sr.

The next picture is J.C. Sloan, Sr. when he was 15 or 16 yrs old

Pendleton SC Town Council 1950's

Pendleton SC Town Council 1950s
Pendleton SC Town Council 1950s

J.C. Sloan, Sr about 15 or 16 yrs old

J.C. Sloan, Sr about 15 or 16 yrs old
J.C. Sloan, Sr about 15 or 16 yrs old

Denise Jackson Shares Pictures from King"s Chapel

Thank you, Denise

2 PICTURES OF THE LADIES OF KING'S CHAPEL AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH THE 1950s.

PHOTOS BY LEWIS D. MOREHEAD, ANDERSON, SC

2nd Picture - THE LAST LADY KNEELING (TO THE FAR RIGHT) WITH THE WHITE FLOWER IN HER HAIR, IS LILA WINSTON GANTT - SANDRA GANTT'S MOTHER. IF I'M NOT MISTAKEN, LILA IS THE ONLY ONE STILL LIVING (other than the little boy - probably).

Ladies of King's Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church - 1950's

Ladies of King's Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church - 1950's
Ladies of King's Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church - 1950's

1950's Ladies of King's Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church #2

1950's Ladies of King's Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church #2
1950's Ladies of King's Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church #2

Sloan Manufacturing Co. formerly LaFrance and now Reigel Industries

Sloan Manufacturing Co. formerly LaFrance and now Reigel Industries
Sloan Manufacturing Co. formerly LaFrance and now Reigel Industries

Sam Hall and Lou Crenshaw Hall (Arthur Hall's parents and grandparents of Ronald Hall)

Sam Hall and Lou Crenshaw Hall (Arthur Hall's parents and grandparents of Ronald Hall)
Sam Hall and Lou Crenshaw Hall (Arthur Hall's parents and grandparents of Ronald Hall)

VIEW FROM MICASA

VIEW FROM MICASA
VIEW FROM MICASA

1842 LIBERTY HALL INN

1842 LIBERTY HALL INN
1842 LIBERTY HALL INN

MOVING AHEAD ABOUT A FEW YEARS

PENDLETON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Look very hard at these little darlings and you may recognize some of my classmates who are upstanding Pendleton citizens today.

Pendleton Elementary (PHS Class of 66)

Pendleton Elementary (PHS Class of 66)
Pendleton Elementary (PHS Class of 66)

Old Pendleton High School Torn Down in 1961

Old Pendleton High School Torn Down in 1961
Old Pendleton High School Torn Down in 1961

The Even Older Pendleton High School - This one was torn down around 1924 and was in the same place

Old Pendleton High School torn down around 1924
Old Pendleton High School torn down around 1924

Nell Reeves shared this picture and I was so thrilled to get it. I had never seen this old school. Nell started 3rd grade in this building and her sister, Lucy, started 1st grade here. Thank you Nell and Bobbie!

Pendleton Elementary 1935

On the steps of the old high school

Mr. Harold Martin shared this photo with me. This is his first grade class at Pendleton Elementary School. He said that all the grades went to the old High School. The elementary school (now town hall) was not built then. He said that Mr. Ouzts was the principal for all grades. Mr. Ouzts was the Superintendent when I was in school so he was around for a long time. Others that you might recognize in the picture are Calvin Barnette, Virginia Riggins, Bonnie Medlock, Betty Linderman, and Susan Leigh. Do you know any others? Please let us know.

1935 FIRST GRADE AT PENDLETON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

1935 FIRST GRADE AT PENDLETON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1935 FIRST GRADE AT PENDLETON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

1939 Pendleton High School Graduating Class

1939 Pendleton High School Graduating Class
1939 Pendleton High School Graduating Class

Janice Crenshaw Gunnin finds the Tate Sisters on Squidoo

Janice shares this 1939 PHS picture with us.

PENDLETON HIGH SCHOOL

CLASS OF 1939

1st row L/R: Virginia Campbell, Jeter Glenn, Agnes Campbell, Thomas Horton, Lucile Foster, Audrey Moore, Lena Beth Martin, Benny Eskew, Betty Wadkins, Charles Fant.

2nd row L/R: Prof. Bruce, Cecil Hicks, Betty Lay, Mary Crenshaw, Inez Besaks, Charles Lee Pruitt, Margaret Evatt, Harry Graham, Barbara Stewart, L. Grall?, Bernice Burgess.

3rd row L/R: Ralph Barett, Wilburn King, Robert Fergerson, Bill Crenshaw, James Moore, Ruth Branyoun, Ester Holden, Miss C.Dusewberry?, Supt. Brown.

4th row L/R: Charles Presher, Louise Wannermaker, Dot Hanks, Ola Lou White, Elvira Lee Williams, Inez Brown, Decise Gillispie, ? Stogall, Ola McHugh, Thelma Griffith

The above names were written on the back of the picture in Daddy's handwriting. I have tried to the best of my ability to read and type the names correctly but it is difficult to do. If you recognize or know of any corrections, please email them to me.

PHS 1949

PHS 1949
PHS 1949

Pendleton Farmers Hall 1826

PENDLETON FARMERS HALL 1826
PENDLETON FARMERS HALL 1826

Old Jail and Lions Club Photo

This picture of the Old Jail and the one of the Lions Club (the tall good looking one is my dad) viewing the plans for the Hartwell Reservoir can also be seen on the Pendleton Lens (mini website) with some interesting stories. My sister did this lens and inspired me to continue with more Pendleton lenses.

Please check it. You will be glad you did.

Pendleton SC

Old Pendleton Jail

Old Pendleton Jail
Old Pendleton Jail

Lonnie Brooks, PHS Class of 49, shares a picture of the Old Jail

Lonnie Brooks, PHS Class of 49, shares a picture of the Old Jail
Lonnie Brooks, PHS Class of 49, shares a picture of the Old Jail

Pendleton Lions Club views plans for Hartwell Reservoir 1958

Pendleton Lions Club views plans for Hartwell Reservoir 1958
Pendleton Lions Club views plans for Hartwell Reservoir 1958

Lake Hartwell

an exciting time for Upstate South Carolina

Above - Pendleton Lions Club looking at the plans for Lake Hartwell. The tall good looking one is my dad, Mel Tate. I remember daddy saying that he was very concerned about Lake Hartwell because they were just topping the trees and that the wells from the old farm houses could cause problems.

Below - Mike Darby shared this photo. He said that the picture was given to him by the Design South engineering firm, during

the time that the old Portman generator was being put on display in downtown Anderson.

it's a view of the Highway 24 bridge over the Seneca River before Hartwell lake was filled. The picture

was taken as equipment was being removed from the old Portman Shoals power plant. One of the generators being removed is now on display in Downtown Anderson. Mike also said "For what it's worth, that's one tall bridge - I think the water is about 120

feet deep there. Most folks will assume that the pilings only go a few feet below the surface."

View of Hwy 24 Bridge before Lake Hartwell was filled

View of Hwy 24 Bridge before Lake Hartwell was filled
View of Hwy 24 Bridge before Lake Hartwell was filled

THE DOG HOUSE

Pendleton's Old Gymnasium

The Dog House was built in 1949 and cost a little over $50,000 which came from a bond issue. In an old newspaper clipping, "Red" Canup wrote that on December 7 Pendleton High School's bond-built gymnasium was opened Tuesday night with 600 people in attendance at a basketball doubleheader inaugural. He went on to say that Mr. Outz wanted to make sure that there was a full house so he dispatched school buses to bring in the boys and girls. Coach Bob Scott gave me copies of old newspaper clippings when we were planning the "Save The Dog House" Campaign in 1992.

NOTE: Kathy Clark asked her brother Alvin to identify the young men in this photo.

Nancy, In the old basketball photos..49-50, my brother Alvin Clark is in there. I sent the web to him and he ID'd them all except two. Front L-R

Melvin Barnette, Delano McClain, Buddy Campbell, ?Julian Landreth, Johnny McConnell, Joe Taylor, unknown, Ben Hunter, Charles Brown, unknown. Back Row

Alvin Clark, Curtis Rogers, Bobby Aiken, Marvin Madden, Herbert Hendricks, ?mascot, Mr. Scott, Ronnie Scott.

1949-50 PENDLETON HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM

1949-50 PENDLETON HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM
1949-50 PENDLETON HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM

Dr. James W. Hellams

Over 50 years in Pendleton

Doc Hellams came to Pendleton in 1960 and is still practicing medicine a couple of days a week. He is on his 5th generation of patients. When he first came to Pendleton he delivered babies and some of those babies are his patients along with their children. Here is a picture of one of his first Pendleton deliveries.

Doc Hellams - 1960 in Pendleton South Carolina

Doc Hellams - 1960 in Pendleton South Carolina
Doc Hellams - 1960 in Pendleton South Carolina

Calvin and Melvin Barnette

with Grandpa and Grandma Hicks

Melvin showed me this picture the other day and I asked him if I could add it to this lens. He agreed. Melvin thinks that this picture was made around 1937 with his grandparents (Summer and Fannie Hicks). They lived in the Denver Community. Thank you, Melvin for sharing this wonderful picture. I know that Calvin and Melvin have a lot of kinfolks in Pendleton and I am sure they will especially enjoy seeing this.

Calvin and Melvin Barnette with Grandpa and Grandma Hicks

Calvin and Melvin Barnette with Grandpa and Grandma Hicks
Calvin and Melvin Barnette with Grandpa and Grandma Hicks

Tanglewood Sloan

Tanglewood Sloan was the lovely home at the site where the new library is now. The columns are still standing. Jerry Sloan had sent me this photo a couple of years ago. I always enjoyed looking at the house and remember it well from my childhood. There was wisteria growing all around it and it would look so enchanting when in bloom. I remember my mother crying when it burned and I don't think I had ever seen my mother cry before that.

Thank you Jerry for sharing this old photo.

My friend, BJC, had this to say about when Tanglewood Sloan burned:

I remember when Tanglewood burned. We lived across the street in the Presbyterian manse, and had not been there long. We had no curtains in the bedroom, just shades. My husband jumped out of bed shouting "Wake up. wake up...we've got to get the girls out of here...our house is on fire!!!" Turns out, it was not our home, but Tanglewood, across the street that was on fire, and the flames were crackling so loud that it sounded like it was our house. We all got up and shivered thankfully and tearfully for that grand old lady. The firemen were pouring water across the street onto the Pure Oil station to keep it from catching on fire. We had known some Clemson architecture students who had lived there earlier. Most folks were suspicious of them, thought they were "hippies" but we enjoyed them and had a couple of meals with them and tours of the house. When they left they donated their furniture to our church sale.

Alison Hancock Padgett said that her parents owned Tanglewood Sloan when it burned and that they donated the land to the town for the library. The town later sold the land to someone else who later donated it for the library. Alison's mother, Margaret, says that they did not rent to the students who were living there at the time of the fire. She said that they were "squatters".

Tanglewood Sloan

Tanglewood Sloan
Tanglewood Sloan

Tanglewood Sloan 1910

Tanglewood Sloan 1910
Tanglewood Sloan 1910

Clemson Cadets March in Front of The Chiquola Hotel

Sometime between 1915 -1918

Charles Williams of the Garrison Arena was kind enough to share this picture with us along with the following story. Thank you Charles.

The original photograph belongs

to my cousin, Bob Webb, from Houston, Texas. In the front row, his

father is on trombone in the band formed by Clemson cadets as they march

down Main Street in Anderson. His father, Robert Webb, was a student at

Clemson between 1915-1918 (I think these are the exact years) and was

the recipient of the Norris Medal, awarded to the most outstanding

senior based on their accomplishments and achievements at Clemson. He

went on to work for USDA after receiving his PhD, and became known as

the "father of cotton quality" in recognition of his accomplishments in

the textile industry.

The photo shows the Chiquola Hotel in the background and the row of

buildings to the left were known as "brick range", now the site of the

Anderson courthouse. At the time of the photo, the Webb family owned

most of that block. Charles Williams

Clemson Cadets sometime between 1915-1918

Clemson Cadets sometime between 1915-1918
Clemson Cadets sometime between 1915-1918

Charles Williams Comes Through Again With A Great Photo

Thank you Charles

Charles said:

"This is another photo showing Clemson cadets and band marching down main

street in Anderson. Points of interest include the old courthouse to the

right and the Confederate monument on the left. Looking over the top of

the Confederate monument is an arched sign which said...Welcome to

Anderson..The Electric City.. or some variation of such. The location of

the sign remains a mystery as it was taken down during some remodeling.

Enjoy!

Charles"

Clemson Cadets In Anderson

Clemson Cadets In Anderson
Clemson Cadets In Anderson

Very Interesting History of The Chiquola Hotel

by Jason Pruitt

Chiquola History

Crossroads of America made by Photographer Lewis Moorehead near LaFrance, SC

Crossroads of America made by Photographer Lewis Moorehead near LaFrance, SC
Crossroads of America made by Photographer Lewis Moorehead near LaFrance, SC

Cherry Summers Garrison Shares Boscobel History and Pictures

I am eventually going to make a lens just about Boscobel but thought you might enjoy a sneak preview. Cherry Garrison's father and uncle built the famous Boscobel Lake and she shares the history and some photos here. I will be adding more of her photos as time goes on. Ken Hancock's father purchased the property and continued to run the golf course and lake until he sold it to the Herberts. This spring I plan to meet with Cherry, Ken and also Harvey Brock and video interviews with them. Harvey has been with the Boscobel Golf Course through all the owners. I am excited and think it will be very interesting.

Sketch of the Summers' Home at Boscobel

Sketch of the Summers' Home at Boscobel
Sketch of the Summers' Home at Boscobel

Summers' Home at Boscobel Destroyed by Fire

Summers' Home at Boscobel Destroyed by Fire
Summers' Home at Boscobel Destroyed by Fire

Chief Harry Sloan Newspaper Clipping Contributed by Jerry Sloan

Chief Harry Sloan Newspaper Clipping Contributed by Jerry Sloan
Chief Harry Sloan Newspaper Clipping Contributed by Jerry Sloan

Do You Remember The May Day Programs?

My sister did a lens about the Maypole Dance and was looking for a picture. I remembered that I had saved some old photos from being thrown away at Pendleton Elementary School and took them to the Pendleton District Commission. These were old photos that hung outside of Mrs. O'dell's Office in the 50's. They were all framed in the same wooden frames that had been painted with that Institution green paint. I called Betsy at PDC and asked her if she remembered seeing them. This is the picture that she sent and it just happened to be my sister's class dancing the Maypole.


Pendleton Elementary May Pole Dance

Pendleton Elementary May Pole Dance
Pendleton Elementary May Pole Dance

Farmers Hall as the Post Office

I was very pleased when TJ Land send me a message on Face Book that he had found this picture on Google. This is pretty much the way it looked when I was growing up. I remember buying 1 cent and 3 cent stamps in there. Ooops. I am really telling my age.

Ladies Bridge Club (1950's) contributed by Sheila Sloan Sellers

Ladies Bridge Club (1950's) contributed by Sheila Sloan Sellers
Ladies Bridge Club (1950's) contributed by Sheila Sloan Sellers

Ladies Bridge Club

Thank you, Sheila, for sharing this wonderful photo.

A Great Group of Ladies and they really enjoyed their bridge club:

Ellen Stephens and Helen Campbell

Mary Sloan, Becky Tate (my sweet mom), Lou Scott, Marie Willingham, Nez Bickley, Eleanor Outzs, and Fredna Jones

1920 Pendleton Cotton Mill

1920 Pendleton Cotton Mill
1920 Pendleton Cotton Mill

Pendleton Cotton Mill Smokestack

Contributed by Nell Seawright Reeves

Nell says that her father helped to build the Pendleton Cotton Mill Smoke Stack in 1920. On the back of the photo the following was written by Virginia Boggs McKnight:

Papa (Charles Jackson Boggs) helped build this. A turkey dinner is being served on top the day of completion.

Thank you Nell for sharing this wonderful old photo.

Rod Terry Shares An Old Memory - Jack Terry, Rod Terry and Roy Terry - Thanks Rod!

Rod Terry Shares An Old Memory - Jack Terry, Rod Terry and Roy Terry - Thanks Rod!
Rod Terry Shares An Old Memory - Jack Terry, Rod Terry and Roy Terry - Thanks Rod!

Old Clemson College Photos and Postcards

Submitted by Anne Lewis Wheeler. Thank you, Anne!

Be sure to check Old Pendleton Photos 2 for more photos from Anne.

Vintage Postcard of Clemson Cadets

Vintage Postcard of Clemson Cadets
Vintage Postcard of Clemson Cadets

Richard Lewis 1918

Richard Lewis 1918
Richard Lewis 1918

Vintage Clemson College Postcard

Vintage Clemson College Postcard
Vintage Clemson College Postcard

Vintage Clemson College Postcard - Dress Parade

Vintage Clemson College Postcard - Dress Parade
Vintage Clemson College Postcard - Dress Parade

Thank you Becky Gossett Oliver for sharing the two pictures below

Gulf Station at the corner of Queen St. and Exchange St.

Becky Gossett Oliver's father once owned the Gulf Station and he later became the Mayor of Pendleton. I have heard stories of this filling station being the gathering place for the men around town and a lot of important decisions were made around these old pumps. This building is now owned by Town Councilman Scott Ward.

Old Gulf Station corner of Exchange St and Queen St.

Old Gulf Station corner of Exchange St and Queen St.
Old Gulf Station corner of Exchange St and Queen St.

Deck Gossett at Old Gulf Station on the corner of Queen St. and Exchange St

Deck Gossett at Old Gulf Station on the corner of Queen St. and Exchange St
Deck Gossett at Old Gulf Station on the corner of Queen St. and Exchange St

Welborn's Department Store in Pendleton SC - Thank you to Tippy Welborn Cope for contributing this photo of her dad's store

Welborns Department Store in Pendleton SC
Welborns Department Store in Pendleton SC

I have so many memories of going to Welborn's to purchase my book satchel, keds, and of course crayons and coloring books.

PLEASE SHARE YOUR OLD PICTURES OF PENDLETON

Pendleton Pictures from long ago

Do you have any pictures from the old Smith School that was behind Welcome Church? Do you have a picture of the Ice Plant? Any old photos would be appreciated. Please share by emailing in JPEG format to me at hellams@nctv.com

Thank you

Pendleton's Bicentinial Celebration 1990 The Quattlebaums

Pendleton's Bicentinial Celebration 1990      The Quattlebaums
Pendleton's Bicentinial Celebration 1990 The Quattlebaums

Bicentenial Poem 1990

by Shirley Chappell and Nancy Hellams

During the year of the Bicentenial (1990), Shirley Chappell and I sold these framed pictures. Shirley dried the dogwood blossoms that came from the Village Green and I wrote the poem. Of course, Shirley of The Framery did the beautiful framing with different colored mattings. The poem reads like this:

The Village Green

It's Springtime. The dogwoods are in full bloom.

There is a mystical peace in the air filled with treasured memories of days gone by.

Many have sat in awe of the beauty of this place.

Listen and you can hear them:

The chanting of the Cherokee,

The decisions of the politicians,

The dreams of the early settlers,

The laughter of children playing,

The soldiers marching.

Feel their presence.

So many have walked these grounds and I am proud to be one of them.

Happy 200th Birthday Pendleton, South Carolina!

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Do you have old photos of Pendleton to share?

Do you have old Pendleton Photos that you would like to share?

Pendleton will celebrate 225 years in 2015 and there are all kinds of special events being planned.

Do You Know Anything About These Pictures? - Let me hear from you.

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      Joan4 9 years ago

      Very interesting stories!! A history lesson in one lens! Good job. 5*FAV

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      Susan Deppner 9 years ago from Arkansas USA

      What a great history for you and your family and your community. Thanks for sharing!

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      This is just wonderful. Loved all the photos and the interesting little tid bits that made them come to life.

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      bigjimj 9 years ago

      Please come over and submit your lens to the Squidoo City Guide. Thanks.

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      bigjimj 9 years ago

      Great photos and stories. Thanks for joining the Squidoo City Guide.

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      wonderful images, it still captures memories. well done! giving 5*!

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      This is such a wonderful idea. I have customers ask questions about Pendleton that I really don't know the answer to. Now I have a sight to send them too. Thanks you Girls!!!!!!!!!

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Wonderful old pictures, Nancy!..and great stories. I can just see you and Ms. Ruth going through them.

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      owlperson 9 years ago

      There's nothing like small town life, north or south, east, or west. Being a suppoting and supported member of such a community is the good life. By recording and sharing your small town community with the world, you are doing important work. I, in N.H., enjoyed and identified with your lens very much.

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      Delia 8 years ago

      very nice lens! very interesting, you did great....5*s

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      ElizabethJeanAl 8 years ago

      I love to dig back into my grandmother's boxes of pictures and see the history of my hometown develop. I understand your passion.Great lens.Lizzy

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      bdkz 8 years ago

      Wow! These photos are amazing!

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      KimGiancaterino 8 years ago

      What a wonderful lens. I'm going to feature it on my Squid Angel Diary!

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      Achim Thiemermann 8 years ago from Austin, Texas

      Very sweet hometown portrait. 5*s

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      TheInfamous7 8 years ago

      Beautiful Lens!! Simply Superb...Keep up the Good Work!! :-)

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      GraceyGreen 8 years ago

      I like the BnW pictures! I have always loved looking at pictures from old times, as if they tell a story beyond what is seen on the photos.. hmnn... great lens, I love it! 5* for you and thanks for visiting my blog... you say you are a newbie but you have already gone this far, congrats!

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      gt001 8 years ago

      I love the site! There's just something about old photos that capture everyone's attention.Great Job! Keep up the great work!

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      Steve Dizmon 8 years ago from Nashville, TN

      Interesting lens. I have a box of old family photos somewhere. Now that I have been reminded, I'll have to look for them.Thanks for jogging my memory. Giving you a "high 5".

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      Carol Fisher 8 years ago from Warminster, Wiltshire, UK

      These photographs are so great. They really give you an insight into what the town was like in the past. I just love old photos. 5* lens.

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      inese_millere 8 years ago

      In my childhood I loved looking through black/white photos from my grandparents’ young days. Those were great moments together - with every photo I was told a story. Great lens! Thank you for leaving comment on my lens.Inese

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Amazing lens, I love that feeling like your staring back into history.

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      teamlane 8 years ago

      What a cool lens of old pics!Blessed by a Squid Angel today! :)Colleen ~ www.squidoo.com/squid-angel

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      The pictures are great. I am going to try to find some when I clean out my attic. We have been here since 1968, and so that would make some of my pictures old.

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      triathlontraini1 8 years ago

      I love old photos and stories! Thanks for this fun, interesting lens. :)5*

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Nancy and Joan, This is a real winner of a way to share the treasures of today and yesterday. Congratulations on a neat site. I have some pics I'll try to get to you soon.

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      ThomasC 8 years ago

      A wonderful lens on Pendleton! No wonder this is number 1 for Local! It will be an honor to set you back to number 2 again! Maybe we could get our football teams to play each other and which ever team wins, can have that #1 spot!5 stars for your to!Great Job!ThomasCRussellville vs Pendleton!!

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      Tony Payne 8 years ago from Southampton, UK

      Really great lens, thanks for rescuing these great old photos and putting everything together so well. This should be a great resource for the community. 5*****

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      harryheys 8 years ago

      Wonderful lens Hellams! Gave it a 5 star - love the photos of Pendleton. I live near a Pendleton - but it's in Lancashire in England. The name comes from the nearby big hill called Pendle - where the Pendle Witches used to live 300 years ago! They were all hanged just because they were different. Lots of books have been written about them.

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      Evelyn Saenz 8 years ago from Royalton

      You have a wonderful album of Old Pendleton. Thank you for sharing a piece of history.A Fairy Tale Wolf was checking out your lens and liked it so well that he is sending you a virtual cup of coffee to hang on your wall.

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      AllThingsMichigan 8 years ago

      Excellent use of a lens! I love old photos and it's even better when you have someone tell you a bit about them.

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      MargoPArrowsmith 8 years ago

      I absolutely love this lens! Hmmm....maybe there should be a lens on Pendleton legends! I bet there are lots, just from looking at the pictures!

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      Dragonfiregrill 8 years ago

      great lens, I have never seen one about the history of a place.

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      Rich007 LM 8 years ago

      Yeah, very interesting stories. Thank you for sharing them with us

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      Debbie 8 years ago from England

      What a marvellous piece of social history you've created for your town. I love old photographs but without a story, they don't mean much. 5*****

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      spiritartist 8 years ago

      Neat! Love old photos!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      I've lived in 7 cities in 4 states. It sounds like staying put in one nice place is the way to go. 5*

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      beeobrien lm 8 years ago

      What a great way to honor a place's history. I love to look at old photos with people who know the stories that go with them.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Just loved looking back at memories I had somehow forgotten--so very glad you did this!!Means more than I can ever say..The pictures are wonderful and full of memories..

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      aquariann 8 years ago

      Wonderful lens! Old photos are so intriguing, and it's great that you're sharing them. Your town is very lucky to have you as a citizen.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      I love this website, Nancy. You know at least 7 generations of my family lived in the Pendleton area (Wild Hog, now known as the Zion Community). I love my hometown!!

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      Tammyrf 8 years ago

      Wow, what a wonderful lens! So much history and information. Great job! 5*

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      poutine 8 years ago

      It is such an interesting lens. I really enjoyed looking at the pictures and read the stories behind them.Poutine

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      I love seeing local history and hearing the stories. I'm from TN and stories and pictures of the South in the old days are so beautiful. Thank you for putting together this lens. The good ole days.

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      MargoPArrowsmith 8 years ago

      This is wonderful! I had already rated it a 5* and now you improve on it!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Nancy, In the old basketball photos..49-50, my brother Alvin Clark is in there. I sent the web to him and he ID'd them all except two. Front L-RMelvin Barnette, Delano McClain, Buddy Campbell, ?Julian Landreth, Johnny McConnell, Joe Taylor, unknown, Ben Hunter, Charles Brown, unknown. Back RowAlvin Clark, Curtis Rogers, Bobby Aiken, Marvin Madden, Herbert Hendricks, ?mascot, Mr. Scott, Ronnie Scott.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 8 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Thank you Kathy. It is great to hear from you and thank Alvin for me, too. Do you have any old pictures that you would like to share. Contact me through my profile in the upper right.

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      funride 8 years ago

      It´s really great to be able to watch all those beautiful old pictures. I have some old pictures taken by my grand grandfather in early 1900´s but I haven´t digitalized them yet :/Thanks for sharing those photos.

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      AlisonMeacham 8 years ago

      I know that it must have taken a lot of work to put all of this together. This is a great way of presenting the history of Pendleton.

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      enslavedbyfaeries 8 years ago

      I love old photos and looking back in time and how different things were. This is a really great way to share this history with others! Nicely done.

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      dc64 lm 8 years ago

      Thanks for transporting me back in time to a more innocent and trusting day. You gave me chills, and delightfully so. 5 stars, a favorite, and a fan!

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      Roy-Scribner 8 years ago

      Wow, a really interesting lens! I think the closest I have ever gotten to Pendleton, though, is Greenville.

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      ELuna 8 years ago

      Thanks for giving us a look into Pendleton.It's amazing how fast things change.

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      Joan4 8 years ago

      Oh, I am so glad to see you added your beautiful Village Green poem! One of my favorites!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Great lens. I loved the way you lead us into the story behind the pictures in addition to the useful links you provided. Very interesting.

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      amkatee 8 years ago

      I love old photos! What a great story and find!!

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      Joan4 8 years ago

      Clemson photo is very interesting. I remember watching the cadets with the rifles - were they called "Perishing Rifles" back then? Anybody remember? 1950-1960?

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 8 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Joan, I think it was Pershing Rifles. I found this info The Pershing Rifles, a military drill team organization for college-level students, was founded by then 2nd Lt. (later General of the Armies) John J. Pershing in 1894 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Over time, the Pershing Rifles organization was adopted by several other universities as well to include tactical units as well as drill and ceremony. Together, these units form what is known today as the National Society of Pershing Rifles.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Nancy, I really enjoyed viewing these old Pendleton photos, especially the one of doc!

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      ThomasC 8 years ago

      I see you grabbed that top Local spot again! All right coming to get ya! This is fun huh!!Blessing your lens for ya! Wonder how i will be able to beat ya now??ThomasC

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      Meg1949 8 years ago

      Holy cow! What a treasure for the people who are from Pendleton!Marg

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Nice lens - love all the old photos!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Loved this lens! Good job!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Nancy,The photos and information about Pendleton and its people and places are beautifully portrayed and described. These should be printed in a publication!!!!!! ....your descriptions are soperfect!!!!!!!! Our history is our heritage, and you have made it come alive with your stellar descriptions and graphics.Keep up the good writing! We need more folk like YOU who care!Best to you, my dear,sister jones

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      The people of Pendleton have a real treasure in this lens. You should seriously consider turning it into a video so this information will not be lost. You could sell the video/DVD and make some extra money that could be shared with your favorite non-profits that you work so hard for.The information in this lens is truly priceless.The rest of us can learn a great lesson from what you have created about Pendleton.All the best, Debbie

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      RuthCoffee 8 years ago

      Love this look back...I've never been there but it's very cool anyway!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      That was so neat Aunt Nancy!!! great lens! What about Bernard B and Stonewall Jackson that I learned about on the "famous" walking tour???? :)Love you!

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      GreenRevolution 8 years ago

      Hi Nancy, I really enjoyed your lens and think you are doing an excellent job! Pendleton is lucky to have someone like you who cares so much about her town. I loved the old photos! Well done!! 5 *****, faved, and a fan ~Bruce~

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      packetlog 8 years ago

      hi Nancy, great photos !!! and nice lens all about one place. Thanks !! I was in North Carolina in a training course but have never been in your town.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      You've compiled quite a lot of information about Pendleton - old and new! Few towns have residents who are as dedicated as Nancy is to sharing what they know with others.

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      eccles1 8 years ago

      Wow what a great lens I love the old pictures you did such a great job!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Hi Nancy, I have just moved to Stornoway with my husband who hails from the town and I noticed a sign on the road into town informing us that we are twinned with Pendleton, so I thought I would have a look at it. Sounds like a great place to live just like here. Keep up the good work you are doing a great job. I found it very interesting.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 8 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Hi Betty,Oh that is so exciting. We love our Sister City of Stornoway. I was thinking today that I needed to tell that story. We were there for the Twinning Ceremony in 02 and had a great time. Thanks so much for the note. Come to see us! You can contact me direct by going to my profile in the upper right.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Nancy,You've done a great job with the old photos. It gives those of us from the lovely Town of Pendleton an opportunity to check up on our history and will entice others to visit us. Thank you for your creative ideas that promote our historic community.

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      mazbond 8 years ago

      What a lovely lens, very interesting (although I do not know Pendleton) I love history and old photos!

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      jolou 8 years ago

      Thank you for visiting my Victoria BC lens. You have an amazing lens here! Exceptionally well done! 5 stars. Joanne

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Well, I like those "old women" a lot.....Now a different subject. I remember when Tanglewood burned. We lived across the street in the Presbyterian manse, and had not been there long. We had no curtains in the bedroom, just shades. My husband jumped out of bed shouting "Wake up. wake up...we've got to get the girls out of here...our house is on fire!!!" Turns out, it was not our home, but Tanglewood, across the street that was on fire, and the flames were crackling so loud that it sounded like it was our house. We all got up and shivered thankfully and tearfully for that grand old lady. The firemen were pouring water across the street onto the Pure Oil station to keep it from catching on fire. We had known some Clemson architecture students who had lived there earlier. Most folks were suspicious of them, thought they were "hippies" but we enjoyed them and had a couple of meals with them and tours of the house. When they left they donated their furniture to our church sale.

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      blue22d 8 years ago

      Nancy, thanks for stopping by and visiting my lens. I love your lens and how you arranged the old photos. I enjoy vintage...and truly love looking at old photos, anyones. Thanks again, five stars and lensroll.

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      Odrale 8 years ago

      Ei, Thanks for dropping by my lens... You know, you lens is so cool and very interesting.. so vintage.. I like the way it represents the place, culture and moments. You're so lucky you got all these pictures that some people also find on their own. You got five stars!

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      Joan4 8 years ago

      Oh I love all the new Sloan pics! This lens just keeps growing! Always something new and interesting! Great one!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      What a lovely collection of photos and memories. I come from an "old town" and I live in another "old town" that is similar to my home town. These memories are so precious and it is good that people like you work so hard to preserve them! 5*s

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      mobleyj 8 years ago

      Nancy thanks for stopping by my lens. Now that I have viewed your lens on Pendleton I feel truly honored. It is beautiful. My dad is from Sumter, SC and my grandfather received a settlement from the railroad during the depression. I too wish that he had bought Pawleys Island. I am updating the website. Come back in a few weeks, I should be around to SC by then.

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      Achim Thiemermann 8 years ago from Austin, Texas

      Blessed by a SquidAngel today. :-)

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      Katherine Tyrrell 8 years ago from London

      What a great lens - I've not seen one done like this before. 5* from me

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      Robin S 8 years ago from USA

      What a fun lens! I don't know anything about the photos but I enjoyed looking at them!

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      OldGrampa 8 years ago

      Cool stuff. I love old photographs, I actually collect them. 5 stars for this one!

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      billco1 8 years ago

      Very nice. I love old photos. Never get tired of looking at them.

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      Spook LM 8 years ago

      As a history fan I enjoyed this and also because sometimes old people have interesting stories to tell; if anyone could be bothered to listen to them. Well done.

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      ChristopherScot1 8 years ago

      I don't know anything else about the pictures, but they are great pictures!

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      Paul Franciskato 8 years ago from Junction City, Kansas

      Great use of a lens! I like how the pictures are posted as though they were polaroid snapshots. I don't know anything about Pendleton but this is a great lens idea for documenting the history of any town through pictures.

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      estherjane13 lm 8 years ago

      Wow - what great photos. Lovely lens. 5*.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      What a treasure trove of historical photos and town history. Pendleton is lucky to have someone who cares so much and works so hard to preserve it for them. And for those of us who just love neat old schtuff like this :D

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      ashleymia 8 years ago

      Nice lens. I was never seen this much old photos and I don't know all those information about those. This is really very nice one.

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      tdove 8 years ago

      I love looking at old pictures. I really enjoyed my visit and thanks for visiting my booklover lens.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      What a great lens - an online photo album - nice gift to the community.

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      magicpocketz 8 years ago

      Thank you for sharing your love for you community. It was a wonderful peek into the history of where your heart is

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      CCGAL 8 years ago

      I have enjoyed this lens tremendously, even though I have never been to Pendleton. This time I noticed a photo of some people named Hall, and found myself wondering if they are somehow related to my branch of the Hall Family (Dad's side). Great job!

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      Lisa-Marie-Mary 8 years ago

      What a WONDERFUL lens! I really enjoyed it! :)

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      ElizabethJeanAl 8 years ago

      Welcome to the Totally Awesome Lenses Group.Lizzy

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      nancydodds1 8 years ago

      hai there, you done nice work here, greate photos, 5 * , , recently I submitted lenses on Mortgage Calculator, I am sure this will be very useful for your sweet home.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      What an awesome lens, you did an absolutely remarkable job. Talk about capturing history, it's interesting and beautifully laid out. - Kathy

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      Sandy Mertens 8 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      Great history on Pendleton. Wonderful photos.

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      Janusz LM 8 years ago

      Awesome Lens!! Loved the Photos & stories.. I have it on my places to visit, if I ever travel to America.

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      justholidays 8 years ago

      I enjoyed the Pendleton History tour! Deserves 6 stars, however, I give 5 ;-)

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      sheenapriyadarshini 8 years ago

      Good collection.5*

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      Steven Cousley 8 years ago from Young, NSW, Australia

      Great collection of photos and a nice job on the lens to show them off. Thanks for sharing. :)

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      TrixiJahn 8 years ago

      Hi there...Pat sent me to this lens...cause Im still in the process of learning. She is right...this is a real neat lens! Bravo!!! Love the layout!

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      MargoPArrowsmith 8 years ago

      Wonderful!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      This lens is even more enjoyable the second time around. The old photos make me feel a little sad because I appear in some myself--grade school class pictures and so on from the '50s. We have to make the most of the little time we have.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      These photos just prove something I have always known. Pendleton has always been beautiful. Thanks to all who have contributed.

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      Kiwisoutback 8 years ago from Massachusetts

      Excellent work! These are really interesting photos. Old photographs have a lot more character than the new digital uploads or Wal-Mart shots could ever have. I lensrolled this to my royalty free photos lens.

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      frances lm 8 years ago

      Never been to Pendleton, never been to South Carolina. In fact I live in the UK so everything was quite foreign to me. But it was somehow really touching to look at all those photos - of people and times that have now gone. Really enjoyed it anyway.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Wonderful historic place. You have done a really wonderful job creating this lens, Joan. I wish I could give you a bushel of stars on it. Congratualtions once again!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Ok, ok! I know your name is Nancy! Lol! - My words still stand from before. Hope you got a good laugh, because it's so good for us. Love the Cluster Map too, I put one on a lens, neat idea...My security word is 'gigglelook', how fitting!

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      luvmyludwig lm 8 years ago

      Welcome to the Squidoo Skidoo Group, glad you joined!

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      EelKat13 8 years ago

      I love old photos. My grandmother used to collect photos and postcards back in the 1920s. I was her only grandchild so I inherited them when she died, and now I collet them too.

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      marsha32 8 years ago

      I love looking at photos of the "old" days. I find life then to be very interesting.

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      marsha32 8 years ago

      I love looking at photos of the "old" days. I find life then to be very interesting.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 8 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      [in reply to EelKat] I also collect Postcards but mine are not real old - probably the oldest one is 50 years old. Your postcards would make a great lens.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 8 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      [in reply to EelKat] I also collect Postcards but mine are not real old - probably the oldest one is 50 years old. Your postcards would make a great lens.

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      Edit Photos 8 years ago from Earth

      Wow - really cool. I have been doing some research on my family and I wish I could find a site like this for the cities where my family was!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 8 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      [in reply to dagsmith] Thank you, dagsmith. I had not really thought about it being valuable for those studying their family history until recently when I was able to help someone on Ancestor.com looking for information.

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      drifter0658 lm 8 years ago

      My father was a professional photographer and taught me the appreciation of old photographs and the power they hold. Loved this. Thank You

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 8 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      [in reply to drifter0658] Thank you Drifter. That means a lot coming from you as I think you do a wonderful job on your lenses.

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      Michey LM 8 years ago

      WOW! It is a great lens. I like photography in general, but black and white photography is my true love.I consider black and white photos more dramatic, it is coming from all the nuances between Black and White, color picture are superficial on my mind, good for 21 century, sorry about the ironic comment.Do you know that if you have old pictures, and/or old postcards about specific landmarks/locations, you can make a fortune on eBay? Try it!Thanks for the beauty of this lensRegardsMichey

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      ZBT 8 years ago

      What a beautiful, beautiful tribute to Pendleton. They are so lucky to have you as a resident/fan. I got teary-eyed reading about your town ... the love that you have for it is awesome. I hope to see it garner LOTD one day. Best wishes!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 8 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      [in reply to Michey] Thank you, Michey. It has been a fun lens to work on and I am still getting contributions from local people.

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      CCB 8 years ago

      Do you have any ghosts in your fair city?Great lensCCB

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      Joan4 8 years ago

      [in reply to CCB] Yes, there are ghosts in Pendleton! for sure!

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      Snozzle 8 years ago

      What an interesting lens. Though I don't know Pendleton, other than from your lenses, I love these old photos. They are fascinating to see - it's real history.Mike.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Nice photos , some of them are kind of creepy too...Nice!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Great photographs, I love a look back at how things use to be. Thanks for the lens.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 8 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      [in reply to Joan4] Thank you all for visiting this lens. It sure has been fun and I appreciate each of you taking part in it.

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      teamlane 8 years ago

      Blessings from a SquidAngel. I remember blessing this lens the last time I was a SquidAngel. :o)

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 8 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      [in reply to SemperFidelis] Wow. I can't believe it. You are wonderful, Colleen. Thank you, thank you!

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      Janusz LM 8 years ago

      I´d already rated & Faved this Wonderful journey back in time, now I have my Wings... I flew back to Bless it as well :)

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      religions7 8 years ago

      Great lens - you've been blessed by a squidoo angel :)

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      hlkljgk 8 years ago from Western Mass

      wonderful photos and history.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 8 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      [in reply to spirituality] Oh me! Thank you so much for the blessing.

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      GrowWear 8 years ago

      This page has really grown since I was here last. It was good before, but it is even better now. Pendleton sounds wonderful. I sure can see why you love it.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Love your site! Great history and pictures! I do have a question about the Pendleton High School photo from February 1949. Do you have the names for any of these people? One of them looks like a relative of ours!

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      kab 7 years ago from Upstate, NY

      I'm in love with google books, you gave me something to find. And I think I found it:Old Stone ChurchThe Trescott House

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      WindyWintersHubs 7 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      Old Photos are indeed treasures of the past. Thanks for sharing these wonderful memories of Pendleton, SC. :)

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      Joan4 7 years ago

      I do love that bridge club photo -- that crowd loved to laugh! I think they laughed more than they actually played bridge! What fun they had!

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      jacory 7 years ago

      neat photos!

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      Joan4 7 years ago

      Congratulations on that beautiful purple star! This is one of my favorite lenses ever!!

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      Tonie Cook 7 years ago from USA

      Outstanding! A wonderful historic reference for one's beloved home town. Beautifully done, and well deserved of a Purple Star.

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      Rhonda Albom 7 years ago from New Zealand

      What a beautiful lens and such a great gift to the community. Here is an angel blessing to go with that shiny new purple star.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Congratulations dear one on your beautiful Purple Star--your heart must be full and your smile a light to all around you!

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      sittonbull 7 years ago

      I'm thrilled for you for being recognized with a purple star for this great lens. Your Pendleton lenses have such great continuity and promote the history of our historic town so well. Interesting that one of your commenters inquired i.e. ghosts... If the walls of upstairs in the Farmer's Hall could only talk?? The ghosts of many of the men who shaped our nation in those days perhaps still visit that room... Thomas Clemson and John C. Calhoun among them... met regularly there. Oh to be a fly on the wall!!! Great to see the Ladies bridge club there with Mrs. Becky and my Aunt Marie among them. Congratulations for your star... and for all you have done for Pendleton.

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      natnickeep lm 7 years ago

      This is a wonderful lens! I love history and genealogy. This lens is a goal mine for people who are from Pendleton or have family there. Amazing job dear.

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      Patricia 7 years ago

      Wow! These are great photos! Blessed by an angel!

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      Kate Loving Shenk 7 years ago from Lancaster PA

      I've come back to ####bless#### this fascinating lens!!

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      myraggededge 7 years ago

      Absolutely fascinating! Hasn't Pendleton had a lot of fires in its time? Fabulous photos. You must be the local heroine for putting all these great Pendleton lenses together.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Found your photos while trying to locate a photo of the church in Pendleton where my in-laws were married in 1945. My mother-in-law mentioned the daffodils being in bloom. Their 65th wedding anniversary is February 25. You might recognize my father-in-law's name--Miles Hunter Watkins--yes, as in the Hunter store--same family. He brings Pendleton treasures every few years to a museum in Pendleton. He must have pictures that you would like copies of. He has a brother named Thomas Watkins (could the Tom Watkins picture be related?). His sister is Pauline Watkins. He also mentions the Boggs family. I am married to Miles Hunter Watkins Jr. and the mother of Miles Hunter Watkins III (Trey). Wish I had paid closer attention when we visited Pendleton and Clemson several years ago. Thanks for a trip down memory lane.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 7 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      @anonymous: Becki, Thank you so much for leaving this nice comment. Which church in Pendleton were your in-laws married? I might have a photo that I could share with you. I know the name Miles Hunter Watkins and was aware that he had donated some family pieces. I remember in the 50's we lived near Mr. Tom Watkins and his wife Mrs. Bessie. In fact, I picked Pecans out of their yard on the halvers (meaning my mom got half of what I picked) and I would get about a nickle a bushel or something like that. I loved to go to their home. Mr. Tom and Mrs. Bessie were members of the Presbyterian Church where we went. I didn't know any of their children and not sure they had any but maybe a great uncle. I have a good picture of the Presbyterian Church on my Sunday School Songs lens at http://www.squidoo.com/sunday-school-songsYou can just right click the picture and copy it if you would like.Thanks again for the visit here.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      I have enjoyed your old photos-I don't have a photo,but was told that my gg granfather went to medical school in Pendleton probably around 1840-as he was born abt 1820-went there last year but could find no one that remembered a boys school -his name was E.R. Burt-maybe you have some info on that school--thanks

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 7 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      @anonymous: The only Medical School that I know was back then is in Charleston. I have never heard of one in Pendleton but will sure check into it.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 7 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      @anonymous: Trisha, I asked Betsy at the Pendleton District Commission about your question and here is her answer:Hi Nancy,I have never heard of a medical school in Pendleton. I doubt they would have had one at the military school...even as casual as medical schools were in the past. I guess this person was talking about Erasmus Burt? The Burts lived in Pendleton at Oaklawn. Erasmus' brother Francis Jr. was the first governor of Nebraska and is buried at St. Paul's. My best guess on this question is that he attended Pendleton Military Academy, the boys school that people like W.H.D. Gaillard went to. But I have never see any reference to a medical school.Hope that helps a little!BetsyBetsy S. Johnson, C.A.Curator of Collections/Coordinator, SC Century Farms ProgramPendleton District CommissionP.O. Box 565125 E. Queen StreetPendleton, SC 29670864.646.7271Fax 864.646.7768www.pendletondistrict.org

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Does anyone know anything about or have photos of the Pendleton Cafe (in the 1950's), and the building that occupied this storefront that was once known as Clemson Supply Company.

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      ElizabethJeanAl 6 years ago

      I WILL make it to Pendleton one day. There are so many great things to see and festivals to attend.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I just love to look at old photographs. It was so very nice to see some of Pendleton's history. What a treasure to have these!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 6 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      @anonymous: Sherry, I am trying to find out the answer to your question and will post when I do. I sure remember the Miles and Crenshaw's Cafe and had many a meal there. I don't remember the Clemson Supply Co., though.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 6 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      @OhMe: Sherry, I contacted the Pendleton District Commission with your questions and this is the answer that Betsy Johnson, curator, gave:I have never heard of a Clemson Supply Company, and we don't appear to have a record of it. This doesn't mean that it didn't exist, however. Miles and Crenshaw was begun in 1948 and they moved to the location we know of in 1950 (it looks like before that they operated a little restaurant out of their service station?), and operated the restaurant into the 1980s. We don 't seem to have any photos (people always seem to orient photos of the Green towards Exchange Street), but I'll keep my eyes open.The only other bit of information I could find was a 1957 Pendleton phone book. There are several cafes listed in the business section, including (Jim) Armstrong Cafe, Gay Haven Cafe, Hopkin's Cafe, Miles and Crenshaw Cafe and William's Drive-In Cafe. Hope that helps some. If you get information from anyone else in town, I'd love to add it to our files.BetsyOn Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 7:59 AM, Nancy Hellams wrote:Betsy,I had this comment on my Old Photos lens and have emailed Lamar Allen but haven't heard back from him. I am assuming that the commenter is talking about Miles and Crenshaw's but I don't remember the Clemson Supply Co.Here is her comment: Does anyone know anything about or have photos of the Pendleton Cafe (in the 1950's), and the building that occupied this storefront that was once known as Clemson Supply Company. Let me know if you have any info or photos that I can share with her. ThanksNancy Tate Hellamshttps://hubpages.com/education/pendleton-photos -- Betsy S. Johnson, C.A.Curator of Collections/Coordinator, SC Century Farms ProgramPendleton District CommissionP.O. Box 565125 E. Queen StreetPendleton, SC 29670864.646.7271Fax 864.646.7768www.pendletondistrict.org

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      WeirdStuff 6 years ago

      Exciting photos. You did a good job!

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      Virginia Allain 6 years ago from Central Florida

      You are giving Pendleton a wonderful gift, not just by displaying these photos but also by gathering first-hand memories to go with them. Well-done!

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      scar4 6 years ago

      Those valuable old photos witnessed the ups and downs of Pendleton, hope to get one copy of them!

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      rorymullen lm 6 years ago

      It is amazing opportunity to witness Pendleton's old pictures. I enjoy seeing how life was hundred years ago.

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      Anahid LM 6 years ago

      Hi I enjoyed seeing the pictures. Great work. I wish you a happy Easter. Anna

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      ccorrig 6 years ago

      I went to Clemson for my BS in Civil Engineering. I love Pendleton. I love all of those small towns around there. I miss Lake Hartwell and Lake Keowee. Great lens! It's kinda cool seeing pictures from years ago...

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      JuneMary LM 6 years ago

      I really enjoyed this lens - wonderful photographs. I especially liked the "Crossroads of America" and the little boys with the goat cart. I have a road atlas of the States so I shall look up where you are.Thanks.June.

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      Peggy Hazelwood 6 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      Very good photographs. I really enjoyed looking at all of them.

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      dellgirl 6 years ago

      Love the photos! Your lens is wonderful and so informative. Thanks for sharing this, I learned a lot.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I remember Boscobel Lake and Cherry Summers. She and I played together around 1944 or '45 in and out of the Summers home and the lake. My family lived across the road from their home in a small house. We would ride our bikes down to the lake and spent time in the bath house where music played from a juke box I suppoe. My favorite tune was TD Boogie by Tommy Dorsey. One day I rode my bike down the hill toward the lake and forgot to put on my brake. I ended in the lake bike and all. My Dad was the Baptist preacher a that tmeat La France Baptist Church. When we move to La France into the new parsonage, I didn't see Cherry again but I have always remembered the good times we had together. On a trip to Boscobel sever years ago, I noticed the Summers House was gone. I did not know until today the house had burned. I remember eating in the kitchen of the house and the thing I remember most clearly was corn bread sticks made in a special pan with shapes of corn on the cob. So good!!! I will be looking forward to more pictures of the days gone by of dear old Boscobel Lake. Enjoyed each one of the photos of Pendleton too. Thanks, Shelby Jean Walker

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      sidther lm 5 years ago

      This is so wonderful! You have really done such a great job keeping the history alive with the stories as well. This really is amazing

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      SiochainGraSonas 5 years ago

      I love the photos. Thank you for sharing this bit of history and keeping it alive for others.

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      bernie74 lm 5 years ago

      W hat a wonderful and informative Lens you have. I love looking at old pictures and reading about them. Thanks for sharingBlessed by a Squid Angel !!

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      NickyT LM 5 years ago

      Absolutely fascinating lens. Thanks :)

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      lyttlehalfpint 5 years ago from Canada

      fabulous lens, completely enjoyed my visit and wish I could contribute some photos but alas, I have none.

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      Peregrina LM 5 years ago

      That's such a great story! I love old photos.

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      MGuberti 5 years ago

      The story is great and it perfectly goes along with the photos. This lens is amazing!

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      MGuberti 5 years ago

      What an amazing story. The photos also add on to the epic story

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      Michey LM 5 years ago

      I come back to look it over and I am impressed with the new additions... I love old pictures, as they are a piece of authentic history, and I love black and white... as it is more dramatic in pictures vs. color once which are flashy but superficial... Regards

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      What a cool lens! I have roots in SC too. What fun to look back at the history!

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      Lorelei Cohen 5 years ago from Canada

      How very wonderful that you could do a Pendleton pictorial history article immortalized for all to enjoy. I love the old images of the buildings, ceremonies, and citizens of Pendleton.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      What a wonderful presentation of Pendleton history, I think you will be getting many more pictures as others want to contribute to this excellent labor of love.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Hello, I have enjoyed viewing the old photo of Pendleton, I have old picturestaken in Seneca, by Mr and Mrs Frank Howard when I was a baby, I tried toreach the son (Jimmy) to find out if he or his sister kept the pictures made back in 1936, but have not received any reply. I am a black lady who admire thoseprecious picture made back in the day, I have been told that most of the Blacks didn't have camera, so Coach Howard and wife came to my grandmother's house and made pictures. THANKS. august_mae@msn.com

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      Dianne Loomos 5 years ago

      What a treasure you have here in these old Pendleton photos!

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      Kate Loving Shenk 5 years ago from Lancaster PA

      I feel like I just visited Pendelton, this morning!! ***Blessed***

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      mylittleeden 5 years ago

      Wow amazing lens a great historical masterpiece

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      golfspice 5 years ago

      Great idea for a lens. I bet Pendleton looks a lot different now, even if the basic infrastructure is still the same.

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      Darcie French 5 years ago from Abbotsford, BC

      What a gem of an old photos online album.

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      JoleneBelmain 5 years ago

      Absolutely stunning pictures... old pictures just seem to hold so much value in them. Great lens :)~BLESSED~

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      AJ 5 years ago from Australia

      What true treasure. I love this collection and tribute to a bygone era. Blessings.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      was in anderson over the weekend & saw sign for "historic pendleton" & drove up on a lark. I was enthralled by the ruins beside the library and googled and found this site. So interesting seeing the photo evidence of how bustling and important these small towns once were.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 5 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      @anonymous: Thank you for visiting Pendleton and my page of Old Photos. Yes, the ruins of Tanglewood Sloan are fascinating. I remember the day it burned. So sad. Come back to visit us anytime in Pendleton.

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      Cheryl Paton 5 years ago from West Virginia

      I great bit of history for people of South Carolina. Great collection.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My mother and my aunt had a business on the square so i grew up in PendletonI worked at the old Ford place washing cars as a child . Ate at Miles and Crenshaws and played in the village green , slept in the old tree the town decorated at Christmas. I still go by there every day. Can anyone guess who i am?

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 4 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      @anonymous: Oh My! I am trying to figure it out. I think I will need to recruit some help.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Medlocks

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 4 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      @anonymous: Stan Hunnicutt guessed Alan Cartee Is that right?

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 4 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      @anonymous: ok. Mystery solved and the winner is Stan Hunnicutt who guessed it right when he guessed Alan Cartee!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My father managed Pendleton Motor Company after Mr. Bostic and I lived in Pendleton through the third grade when we moved to Clemson. So much I remember from there, days spent at the Motor Company, the Maypole dance you pictured, the businesses on the Square - Medlock's, Brown's, Welborn's, etc. If anyone has a pictures of Pendleton Motor Company in particular, I would love to see them as I was a kid playing in there from around 1956 to 1963 or so.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 4 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      @anonymous: Thank you so much for visiting here, James, and for sharing your connection to Pendleton Motor Company. I shared your comment with several people so maybe someone will have more pictures to share.

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      norma-holt 4 years ago

      Goodness these are great pics and another wonderful view of your town, Featured on Blessed by Skiesgreen 2012-2. Hugs

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @OhMe: Thank you for the nice website which brings back so many memories. I still often ride through town and have visited some of the few remaining folks I know who are still there. Again, would love to see pictures or artifacts in particular of Pendleton Motor Company as I so remember being there with my dad when I was a little boy.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @OhMe: Actually, my dad left Pendleton Motor Company in around 1963 as I recall. I still remember the Square from that time with the Western Auto Store next door, Evans Drugs on the corner where we used to buy hot dogs, Smith Esso (I still have some of the tiger mugs from there they gave you with a fillup), Brown's Department Store, Mr. Medlock at the Cleaners, etc. I went to kindergarten at Ms. Aull and Ms. Lighner's near the Elementary School, first grade with Mrs. Honeycutt, second grade with Mrs. Lucy Orr, and third grade with Mrs. Allen - all such a long time ago.

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      SomethingInteresting 4 years ago

      Great Pictures and a Great Story !!!

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      writerkath 4 years ago

      Hi again Nancy! I love your Pendleton lenses! BTW: Back in North Myrtle Beach this winter. Couldn't stay away! :)

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      Cara 4 years ago

      What an amazing set of pictures. I loved reading this lens!

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      Aunt-Mollie 4 years ago

      You've created a real historical archive here.

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      goldenrulecomics 4 years ago

      Great old photos. This lens is a real treasure!

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      Gloria Freeman 3 years ago from Alabama USA

      Hi you have some great old picture here. Thanks for sharing.

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      Merry Citarella 3 years ago from Oregon's Southern Coast

      What an amazing lens. It's so wonderful you were able to speak to someone who knew about the people. I often wonder about the lives of those we see in old photos. Very interesting to read about them!

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      Angela F 3 years ago from Seattle, WA

      Love this! How lucky for Pendleton to still have not only the pics but the people who can share the stories. LOVE the name Punch Hunter - sounds like a character Mark Twain would come up with doesn't it?

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      Ruthi 3 years ago

      What a fantastic historical view of Pendleton you share here. I love old photos and it is nice to read stories that match the lives of the people and places in them.

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      Hank 11 months ago

      Is the old jail still viewable?

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 10 months ago from Pendleton, SC

      No, the old jail is no longer there.

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