Honea Path Carnegie Library

In 1907, local teacher Jennie Erwin became an active advocate for the construction of a library in town and pushed for a Carnegie grant to realize her vision. Honea Path was the smallest town in SC to receive a Carnegie grant. This location opened in 1908 and was renamed to recognize Jennie Erwin for her work in 1958

In 1907, local teacher Jennie Erwin became an active advocate for the construction of a library in town and pushed for a Carnegie grant to realize her vision. Honea Path was the smallest town in SC to receive a Carnegie grant. This location opened in 1908 and was renamed to recognize Jennie Erwin for her work in 1958.

Photo taken at: Anderson County Library – Jennie Erwin Branch

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