Image gallery

The history of Pelzer told through photos.

Cars at the 2014 Pelzer Fall Festival
Antique car lineup at the 2014 Pelzer Fall Festival
Pelzer town limits sign on Highway 20
The sign marking the Pelzer town limits on Highway 20. The sign was placed here in 2014.
2015 Pelzer Mill Village annexation
On July 18, 2015, the entire Pelzer Mill Village and Pelzer Voting Precinct was annexed into the town. From left: Beth Crone Wilson, Duane Wilson, Jim Harrison, Roger Scott, Gilbert Garrett, and John Roache.
Linda Lozano, PHC Secretary, presenting Representative Josh Putman with a Pelzer T-shirt and throw
Linda Lee Lozano, Commission Secretary presenting Representative Josh Putman with a Pelzer t-shirt and throw during a meeting on June 18, 2012.
Members Richard Bruce and Shirley Pace during a fund raiser
Commission members Richard Bruce and Shirley Pace during a fund raiser
Vice President Larry Coker presenting Louise Watson a plaque from the Pelzer Heritage Commission for her many years of organizing the Pelzer Light People
Pelzer Heritage Vice President Larry Joe Coker presenting Louise Watson a plaque for her many years of organizing the Pelzer Light People during the Christmas season. Thousands of people from the Upstate came to Pelzer to see the Pelzer Light People and home decorations on Lyman, Adger, and Guy Streets.
Descendants of the founders of Pelzer
The descendants of Pelzer forefathers John Wilson and Captain Adger Smyth along with members of the Commission during the 2012 Chrsitmas services at the historic Pelzer Presbyterian Church.
Julie Heoggy, great-granddaughter of Captain Adger Smyth presented a painting of the Williamston Confederate Skirmish
Mrs. Julie Heoggy, great-granddaughter of Captain Adger Smyth being presented with a painting of the Williamston Conferderate Skirmish by the artist, Thomas A. Addison. The Williamston Confederate Skirmish was the location of the last recorded unit action of the Civil War east of the Mississippi River on May 1, 1865.
Pelzer Mill Property Board members Gilbert Garrett and Wayne Fowler at a discussion of the Mill property with Councilwoman Cindy Wilson
Pelzer Mill Property Board members Gilbert Garrett and Wayne Fowler during an on-site discussion of the Pelzer Mill property with Anderson County Councilwoman Cindy Wilson.
Pelzer Mill Property President Larry Coker surveying the Lower Mill property with Anderson County Administrator Rusty Burns
Pelzer Mill Property Board President Larry Coker surveying the Lower Mill property with Anderson County Administrator Rusty Burns.
Vendor Booths at the 2014 Pelzer Fall Festival
Vendor Booths at the 2014 Pelzer Fall Festival
Patrons enjoying the train ride at the 2014 Pelzer Fall Festival
Patrons enjoying the train ride at the Pelzer Fall Festival
Performers at the annual Pelzer Fall Festival
Performers at the annual Pelzer Fall Festival
A display of past Pelzer sports teams during Textile Heritage Day at the Greenville Library in October, 2014
A display of past Pelzer sports teams during Textile Heritage Day at the Greenville Library in October, 2014. Pelzer teams won more trophies than any other team in the Southern Textile League from 1930-1960.
Commission President & Vice President, Dianne Lollis and Larry Coker receiving a $400,000 EPA Grant from EPA Grant Coordinator Barbara Alfanso on July 1, 2015
Commission President & Vice President Dianne Lollis and Larry Coker receiving a $400,000 EPA grant from EPA Grant Coordinator Barbara Alfanso on July 1, 2015.
Pelzer Mayor Ken Davis and Pelzer's famous basketball star Eckie Jordan speak to the crowd at the 2010 Pelzer Reunion
Pelzer Mayor Ken Davis and Pelzer's famous basketball star Eckie Jordan speak to the crowd at the 2010 Pelzer Reunion.
Horse and carriage in the 2011 Pelzer Christmas Parade
Horse and carriage from the 2011 Pelzer Christmas Parade
Dianne Lollis and Larry Coker accepting the donation of the Pelzer Mill properties to the Pelzer Heritage Commission
Commission President and Vice President Dianne Lollis and Larry Coker taking ownership of the donated Pelzer Mill properties on behalf of the Pelzer Heritage Commission.