Downtown Anderson is rich with history and community attractions.

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From memorials to theatre, art, quilts, books, and music
– it’s all here for visitors and residents alike.

Many organizations call downtown home.
Their presence and services add to our sense of community and make us unique.

 

Alston Wiles Society, 210 N. McDuffie Street, 864-260-9510
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Anderson Arts Center, 110 Federal Street, 864-222-2787
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Anderson County Chapter of the SC Genealogical Society, 110 Federal Street, 864-716-3662
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Anderson County Library, 300 N. McDuffie Street, 864-260-4500
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Anderson County Museum, 202 E. Greenville Street, 864-260-4737
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Conventions and Visitor’s Bureau, Anderson Arts Center Warehouse, 110 Federal Street, 864-716-3660
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Foothills Alliance, 216 E. Calhoun Street, 86-231-7273
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Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 210 S. Murray Avenue, 864-375-1177
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United Way, 604 N. Murray Avenue, 864-22-3438
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Rich with History

1861-1865 Fallen Soldiers Memorial, Anderson, Anderson County Court House Plaza
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Dedicated to the soldiers who fell in battle between 1861 and 1865

Anderson County Farmer’s Market, 402 N. Murray Avenue, 864-231-1924
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Carolina Wren Park, 111 E. Whitner Street
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Caton Alley, 100 block of E. Benson Street
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City of Anderson Fire Dept. Museum, 400 S. McDuffie Street
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Experience an amazing collection of four fire trucks from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Church Street Memorial & Time Capsule, Church Street parking lot between S. Main and S. McDuffie streets
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A memorial to the African American entrepreneurs and businesses of Church Street

General Robert Anderson Fountain, Anderson County Museum, 202 E. Greenville Street
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Generator Park, Corner of N. McDuffie and E. Whitner streets
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The park features a century-old generator that helped Anderson become the Electric City

Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, Anderson County Court House Plaza
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Dedicated to the brave men and women of Anderson County who have fallen in the line of duty

Main Street Courtyard, 100 block of N. Main Street
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Old Reformer Brass Cannon, Anderson County Court House Plaza
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Poetry Statue, Anderson County Library, 300 N. McDuffie Street
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Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail
Panels installed throughout downtown include: Anderson Arts Center, Anderson County Library, Anderson County Farmer’s Market, Cancer Association of Anderson, Carolina Wren Park, Comfort Keepers
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Vandiver Bust, 129 N. Main Street inside TD Bank
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Legend has it that kissing the cheek of this Charles “Nap” Vandiver bust is good luck for receiving a loan

William Church Whitner Statue, corner of W. Whitner and Main streets
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William Church Whitner’s work with electricity led to Anderson’s moniker “The Electric City”

Wise Walks, located throughout Downtown on the sidewalks, these epigrams provide entertaining bits of wisdom

The Wren Project, life sized bronze wrens are located throughout downtown
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