Contributing Writer Tom Taylor

Published by: SCNHC     Categories: Meet Our Contributing Writers

Meet out newest contributing writer, Tom Taylor! Tom will be writing about lost highways, ghost towns, and some things in between! But first, get to know him...

BACKGROUND:
I'm a retired educator and school administrator living in Greenville with my wife, Laura. I last served as Director of Technology for District Five Schools of Spartanburg. I graduated from Furman with an undergraduate degree in Music Education and a Masters in Education and have taught elementary music, middle school chorus, fourth grade, and instructional technology. I have also served as a choir director in various churches in the area.

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South Carolina's Forgotten Landmarks: The Cedar Springs Historic District

Published by: SCNHC     Categories: Top 12 Forgotten Landmarks 2014Meet Our Contributing Writers

In The Reading Life, Pat Conroy notes that South Carolina is a state of contained, unshared intimacies, a place of crosscurrents, passwords and secret handshakes, but that it rewards the curiosity of both natives and strangers alike. The sentiment applies perfectly to those who take to our main roads and forgotten highways in the hopes of better understanding our state’s rich history and culture. I am one of those people. Three years ago, I had no plan or intention of becoming one of those people. All I really wanted to do on that long ago day was to snap a few photographs of a three-story eight-sided plantation home in the Cedar Springs Historic District.

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Meet Dr. Frederick Douglass Opie

Published by: SCNHC     Categories: Meet Our Contributing WritersFoodways

Meet our new (and first!) contributing writer to the Foodways section of SC Stories.

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