Contents - Articles and Stories on this Website

The following stories are included on the Glendale site. They are all also listed as links in individual articles. However, this contents page shows links to all of the stories in one place. The stories are divided roughly into categories by the pictures of the shuttle and bobbin.

Home Page of Glendale Website

Glendale Chronicles
    Issue Number 1 - October, 2013
    Issue Number 2 - November 14, 2013

Visitor's Directions from Spartanburg to Glendale

Lawson's Fork Creek

Glendale's Dams, Ponds and Bridges

Pacolet River Beach Park Opens at Clifton

Flooding of Lawson's Fork Creek

Scenic River Designation Sought

The Iron Works

Wofford's Fort

New Information about the Iron Works

The Revolutionary War Battle of Wofford's Iron Works

Map of Glendale Vicinity and Iron Works

Satellite View of Glendale Vicinity and Iron Works

Birds eye View of Glendale - about 1945

Unusual Drone Views of Clifton, Glendale and Converse.

The Old Georgia Road

Paving the Glendale - Clifton Road

Clifton Mills Comes Tumbling Down

Bivingsville and Glendale (The story of the town’s history.)

Importance of Bivingsville during the Civil War Era

More Bivingsville/Glendale Civil War Patriots

An Analyses of the 1860 Census for Bivingville

An Analyses of the 1900 Glendale Census

Gleanings from the 1910 Glendale Census

An Analyses of the 1920 Glendale Census
A Map for the 1940 Census

Excerpts from the 1940 Glendale Census

Index of Glendale's 1940 Black Households
Survey of the Mill Company Property in 1898

Company Land Ownership and Transfer

Mill Ownership and Deeds

Platt of Mill Property in 1959

Sale of the Mill Assets

More Information about the History of Glendale Mills 

Dr. Bivings' Obituary

It Was So Complicated!

The Superintendents of the Bivingsville/Glendale Mills

More Superintendents of Glendale Mills

Presidents of the Bivingsville/Glendale Mills

Some of the Supervisors of Glendale Mills

Glendale Mill Office Personnel

How Cotton is Made into Cloth

Cover of GLENDALE, a Pictorial History

Reports Available Relating to Glendale

Internet Links Related to Report 110

New Things Happening in Glendale

Wofford Environmental Studies Center

Wofford Wins Cargill Grant

Wofford Installs Glendale Shoals Webcam

Wofford Hosts Small Dams Symposium

Friends of Glendale seeks new members

Glendale Community Cemetery Fund 

US Department of Agriculture Funds Feasibilty Study of Pacolet River- Lawson's Fork Corridor

Part of the USDA Preliminary Feasibilty Study Report released in May, 2011

New Signs

Life in the Glendale Mill Village

A Child Remembers

Growing Up on a Farm in Glendale

The Mill Whistle and the Passing Generations

The Houses

Selling the Houses

Shotgun Houses

Satellite View of Glendale Village and Houses

Glendale Street Names

The Trolley Line

More Information about the Glendale Trolley 

The Other Glendale Bridge

The History of  Glendale Elementary School   

1934 Newspaper Article about the Glendale School

The Bivingsville and Glendale Post Offices and Postmasters

Sports and Recreation in Glendale

Spartanburg Radio and the Palmetto Ramblers

Earthquake Ethel's Roadhouse Jazz Band

Glendale Swimming Pool

Photos of the Swimming Pool

Bivingsville/Glendale Medical Providers and Their Facilities

A Community of Faith - The Story of Glendale Churches

List of Preachers that served the Glendale Baptist Church

Rev. Charles Sims

List of Preachers that Served Glendale Methodist Church

List of Preachers at the Glendale Wesleyan Church

More Glendale Ministers

Photographs of the Expansion of the Baptist Church in 1960-1961

Glendale Church Locations

Glendale's Law Enforcement Agents

The Glendale Mill Office Robbery

Fire Protection in Glendale

Volunteers at Christmas

Barbers and Barber Shops in Glendale

Newspaper Social Column about Glendale from February 26, 1931

Newspaper Social and Church News Column about Glendale from July, 1914

Newspaper Social Column and School News from April, 1915

Glendale Fast Food and Recreation

Cover of Glendale Baptist 100th Anniversary Book

Photos of  Groups and Individuals from the Glendale Baptist Church

Photos of   Preachers at the Glendale Baptist Church

The Hottel Trio of Glendale

The Glendale Cemeteries 

Veterans Buried in the Glendale Community Cemetery

GlendaleCemetery Index Project

Glendale Cemetery Index - Segment No. 1

Glendale Cemetery Index - Segment No. 2

Glendale Cemetery Index - Segment No. 3

Glendale Cemetery Index - Segment No. 4

A Terrible Tragedy - Six Glendale Youths Killed in a Car Wreck

Glendale Merchants from the Early 1900's to the 1970's

Map of Stores and Commercial Sites

The Glendale Mill Store 

Mr. Elbert Pettit, Store Manager

Fourth of July Celebration

Glendale Ruritan Club

Other Sources of Information about Glendale

The Bivingsville Bone Yard

Textile Baseball

To the Major Leagues

Charles M. Hammett – Baseball Memories

Autographed Baseball from the 1936 Team

Arthur Boyd Cooksey and Team Members

The Bases Are Loaded – With Memories (Textile baseball in Pacolet Mills, SC as seen through the eyes of a 12 year old boy.)

World War II

Camp Croft

Post Cards from Camp Croft

Photo and Story of Sgt. Robert P. Emerson at Glendale

Major Dick Winters (Main character of Band of Brothers - trained at Camp Croft)

Obituary of Major Dick Winters from January, 2011

Glendale Christmas Memories

Christmas Gift Bags

Glendale Christmas Stories

On March 20, 2004, a catastrophic fire destroyed the Glendale Mill
First Photo of Glendale Mill Fire
Second  Photo
Third  Photo
Fourth  Photo
Fifth  Photo
Sixth  Photo
Seventh  Photo
Eighth  Photo
Ninth  Photo
Tenth  Photo

What do you think about the Glendale Fire Witch?

The Glendale Fire Witch Story Contest

Winners of Fire Witch Story Contest

Adult Winner of Fire Witch Story - Wil Marshman

First Adult Honorable Mention - Fire Witch Story by Emily Cooper

Second Adult Honorable Mention - by Josette Davison

Student Winner of Fire Witch Story - Alissa Knight

Honorable Mention - Student Fire Witch Story by Carrie Price

Glendale Families

Thank You Note to Rev. Clarence Crocker for Family Story

Glendale Household Listing

Ernest F. Alley Family

James Elbert Allen Family

Zeb Ammons

David H. and Bonnie Anders Family

The Bagwell Brothers
    The Bagwell Brothers - Part 2

The Boyce and Hattie Bagwell Family

The Josiah Bagwell Family

Rev. James D. Bailey

The Family of Frank P. and Louise Greer Bates

The Family of John P. Bishop

Elbert J. Black

Family of Zackie and Katie Blackwell

The Family of Franklin and Grace Blanton

Glendale's Bogan Families

General Whitt Bradley Family

Family of John and Elizabeth Brooks

The Eddie and Ida Smith Brown Family Photos

The Eddie and Ida Smith Brown Family and Their Descendants

Brown Family Obituaries

Family of Joe Brown

Family of Jesse F. Brown

Family of Albert Brown

Joe Brown Obituaries

Mintie Brown Branch

More Brown Families

The Family of Alfred Monroe and Tallulah Burnett

George R. and Nellie N. Burgess

Thomas Leroy Burgess

The Cartee Family

Family of Lawrence and Lottie Carter

Family of John R. Cash

The Caston Families

The Coates Family

Francis Marion Coates

Rev. Boyce Coates

Cooksey Family

Corn Family

More about the Corn Family

Crocker Family

More Glendale Crocker Families

Aaron Crossley Family

The Origin and Roots of the Crocker Family

    The Crocker Family and the 200 Year Old Clock

Elmond Earl Crocker and Family

Glendale's Cudd Families

Glendale's Davis Families

Clyde and Ida Deaton Family

Leonard and Ora Dillard Family

Benjamin F. Dunagin

Family of Will and Lettie Dunaway

Family of Lester J. and Lettie S. Edgens

The Elder Families

The Rev. John S. Ezell Family

Lloyd Fisher

    More on the Glendale Fisher Families

A. Edgar Fowler
    PFC Roy Fowler

Hillard Fowler

Joe J. Fowler Family

Brady Hampton Fowler

Glendale's Freeman Families

Alonzo Worth Gault Family

H. F. Gault Family

Other Glendale Gault Families

Family of Forest and Ethel Gibson

Thomas Gilmer (Gilmore)

Family of Jessie and Alder Gosnell

Gossett Family

Grizzle Family

Will Hames Family

The Hammett Family

Glendale's Harmon Families

William A. Harper

Family of Joel and Lillie Harris

Rev. Louie E. Hartley

Rev. Hilliard Haynes

Dr. George P. Hilton

Joshua Hilton, Clifton Mill Superintendent

The Robert Holder Family

Rev. Curtis P. Holland

Hugh and Elizabeth Holt Family

Family of Elijah and Mary Howell

The Murder of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Hughes

Family of Walter F. and Delilah Lominac Hutchings

John Holden Hunter Family

Family of James and Julia Hyder

J.T. Ingle Family

Glendale's Keeter Families

The Jackson T. Key Family

John W. and Addie Reaves Kidd Family

Uriah (Euriah) Kirby Family

The Elbert Knox Sr. Family

Bivingsville/Glendale Lee Families

The Rev. Jesse B. Lindley Family

Commodore P. Lindsey Family

The Families of Walter Sylvester and Whiteford Lindsey

Claude H. Lockman

Lewis Perry Lyda Family

Columbus Hawkins "Hawk" Family

George McCombs Family

Arthur G. Mabry Family

D. B. Mabry

The Mason Families

Dillard Brownlow and Polly Carswell Massey Family

William David McCombs Family

More on the McComb Family

George Bryson McCombs Family

Vance T. and Elizabeth McGraw Family

The Jeremiah Phil McKinnish Family

McKinney Family
    William McKinney Family and Descendants

William and Mollie Medlock Family

Rev. Stafford Mills

James H. Millwood Family

George and Elsie Mittag Family

The Moore Families

The Morgan Families

Thomas J. Morris

William Simpson Morris Sr. Family

Franklin B. Moss Family

Jesse L. Murph Sr., Policeman

William and Margaret Murray Family

John Walter Nichols Family

William R. Nichols

Other Nichols Families

Stephens and Brown Family

Ogle Family

J.M. and Alice Padgett Family

Paul Victor Parker Family

Emma Patton Family

Elbert L. Pierce Family

Jacob and Louisa Pigler Family

Rufus and Mary Porter Family

Amos Wilburn Pruitt Family

James and Susan Pruitt Family

More on Harold ( Buddy) Pruitt Family

George Pryor

Robert and Mary Puckett Family

Clyde Quinn Family

More Quinn Families

Morgan Reaves - Injury fatal to Civil War Veteran

Walter Dixon Reaves

More Glendale Reaves Families

Jack Reece Family

Reece Brothers - Rev. William Troy Reece and Rev. David Reece

Judson Reel

Bronx Reeves Family

Rhinehart's Garage

Miner and Pearl Riddle Family

Rev. Will Rogers

Bobo Rogers

William Thomas, Sr. and Pauline George Rothrock

William B. Rush and Family

Isom J. Sanford Family

The Sentell Family

The Families of Ben and Nathan Simmons

Tillman and Vera Sizemore Family

Rev. William D. Smart

The Harry and Callie McCombs Smith Family

W.D. Snell Family

The Solesby Family

The Spearman Family

The Forest and Arabelle Spurlin Family

The Willie S. and Mary C. Strange Family

S. Frank Sutton Family

Emmie Tew

James Thomas Family and Descendants connects to large "pdf" file on James Thomas Family

David B. Thomas Family

John Calvin and Lucretia McCombs Thompson Family

John Henry Thompson Family

Charles and Ruby Trombly Family

Willie Tunstall

John Varner, Sr. Family

John Varner, Jr. Family

Joseph Kelib White Family

Rev. Hollie E. Whitten

John Henry Williams
    More About John Williams
    John William's Obituary
    John William's Civil War Service
    John William's Biography    

William Elmer Willis family

The Edward and Minnie Walden Family

M.W. Walker, State Representative

The Ward Family

Henry and Annie Ward Family

Victor and Myrtle Warren Family

The Zimmerman Family

Glendale Connections of the Coates, Flinns and Ward Families

Photograph Albums of Various Glendale People and Place - Access is on Top of Family Page


Biography of Andrew Jackson McKinney and Addie Lee Corn

Biography of Bobby (Bob) Gene Stephens

Biography of John Henry McKinney and Gladys Chaffin

Biography of June Elaine Stephens Bowman

Biography of John Thomas McKinney and Susan Cannon

Biography of William Andrew McKinney and Hilda Olive

Biography of Barbara (Bobbie) Ann McKinney Dunagin

Biography  of Mary McKinney Teaster

Mr. Clarence E. Crocker Work Biography

Mr. Clarence Crocker and the Ministry

Crocker Flower Garden 
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