Other Sources of Information

The following books and web sites give additional information about Pacolet and things related to it.


The book, Spartanburg - Facts, Reminiscences, Folklore, has information not only about Pacolet but all of Spartanburg, It has a great deal about the Revolutionary War in the Upstate. The book is by Vernon Foster and is published by The Reprint Company, Publishers, Spartanburg, SC 29304. The book is still available through book stores.

A History of Spartanburg County - Compiled by the Spartanburg Unit of the Writers Program of the Workers Projects Administration. Printed in 1940.

History of Grindal Shoals by Rev. J.D. Bailey. Printed originally in 1921. Now available from Southern Historical Press, 375 West Broad Street, PO Box 1267, Greenville, SC 29602-1267.

The Old Iron District by Bobby Gilmer Moss. Printed in 1972 by Jacobs Press, Clinton, SC

Pacolet Mills - A Village Called Trough by Ruth Trowell Watson, 1998 - Available at the Pacolet Museum

The History of Pacolet- Volume I and II, 1983 and 1984 - Pacolet History Club for the Pacolet Area Centennial

Our Heritage , A Community History of Spartanburg County, SC by Michael Leonard, 1983, The Spartanburg Herald Journal

Pacolet Manufacturing Company - 1882-1927 , The Pictured Story of the Community Activities by Katherine Dozier

Textile Town - Spartanburg County, South Carolina by the Hub City Writers Project. Post Office Box 8421, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29305. This is the most complete and thorough book ever done about the textile industry in Spartanburg County.

Web Sites

The following site gives information about the schools around Pacolet in Spartanburg, School District 3 -
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This web site has been started as a public service to share the story of Pacolet. The web master and person to contact about putting information on the web site is me, Gerald Teaster.  Contact me at:
gteaster@pacoletmemories.com or by telephone at (843) 873-8117.  My regular mail adress is:
1311 Jahnz Ave.
Summerville, SC 29485

See more information about my Pacolet connection at Gerald Teaster.