Other Sources of Information

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


The most comprehensive book about the town is, Glendale - A Pictorial History, by M. Hembree and Paul Crocker, written in 1994.  This 91 page book has a wealth of information, including photographs,  relating to the town and its people. It was obviously a labor of love for Mr. Crocker and Mr. Hembree. Click on this link, Glendale Book, to see the cover. It is by far the best book available on the subject and is srongly recommended to anyone with an interest in Glendale A limited number of these books is available from the Glendale Community Cemetery Fund. Click on Ordering Glendale Book to see price and ordering information.

(A Note of warning - there is a book available through several outlets with exactly the same name but it is about Glendale, California- not Glendale, SC.)

The book, Spartanburg - Facts, Reminiscences, Folklore, has information not only about Glendale 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.

The Glendale Baptist Church  published a book for its 100th Anniversary in 1976 that has lots of information, not only about the church, but also the Glendale Community. The 46 page book  also has many photographs of church members. The book was prepared by " Pictorial Church Directories of America, Inc.", 1706 Washington Ave., St. Louis, Missouri 63103.

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Web Sites

There is a site that has
interviews with three long time residents of Glendale. The interviews are:
Ms Sibil Bagwell, Daughter of Glendale Mill Superintendent (http://sciway3.net/2001/glendale-mill-sc/SibilBagwell.htm)

Willene Martin, Glendale Resident and Mill Employee

Mr. Ernest Alley, long time resident
The following site gives information about the schools around Glendale in Spartanburg, School District 3

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This web site has been started as a public service to share the story of Glendale. The web master and person to contact about putting information on the web site is Mary McKinney Teaster.  Contact her at:
marylee@glendalesc.com or by telephone at (843) 873-8117. See more information about Mary and her Glendale connection at Mary McKinney Teaster.