Greenwood is the geographical, cultural and historical center of the railroad and mill town in upstate South Carolina that had its greatest period of growth and prosperity from 1890 to 1920. Now, roughly a century later, Greenwood has restored many of its commercial buildings to that same time period, revitalizing the “Uptown” area into a great public space.
The first railroad... read more
Historic Buildings around Uptown are being preserved and rehabilitated. There is a special tax assessment for eligible rehabilitated historic properties. Take a look some projects:
Great Things Growing
2017 SC Festival of Discovery and Blues Cruise
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The South Carolina Festival of Discovery is the premier event of the year sponsored by the Uptown Greenwood Development Corporation. The event started in 2000, and has become the most highly anticipated event in the region. The festival celebrates the history, culture, food, arts, crafts, music and people that make South Carolina and Greenwood County such an incredible place to live and visit.