Tag Archives: Anderson County

Cedar Grove Methodist Church, South Carolina

Townville, Anderson County

Built in 1875 on land donated by William Palmer in 1865, Cedar Grove Methodist Church served as both a church and school. Services ceased in 1925, but descendants of the original families continue to care for the church and cemetery.

Silver Brook Cemetery, South Carolina

Anderson, Anderson County
Frances Reed, 1845-1902

Established in the 1870s, the Silver Brook Cemetery is the second city cemetery established by the town of Anderson. It’s a 40 acre cemetery with over 15,000 burials. It is at capacity, and no more plots are available for purchase.

The cemetery features several Victorian monuments.

Entrance to the Catlett family plot
Jack Brooks Rickard, 1921-1939-His boyish heart he gave to his dog. His mannish heart … to God.
Jennie Burriss, 1897-1908
Entrance to Reed family plot