• Railroads Through Spartansburg (5/1/1862) -    The Oil Creek Railroad line from Titusville to Corry opened in 1862.  The Oil Creek became a part of…
  • The Spartansburg Bank (1882-1905) (3/4/1882) - In 1882, a bank was organized in Spartansburg.  The bank was a private bank with no state or federal backing. …
  • Spartansburg’s Newspaper the Sentinel (2/28/1885) -   The first copy of the "Spartansburgh" Sentinel was 2 pages and issued on February 28, 1885.  The Editor was…
  • Read the Spartansburg Sentinel 1902-1908 (2/28/1885) - Spartansburg Sentinel Newspapers Thanks to the generous provision of the Firth Family, copies of the original Spartansburg Sentinel from 1902-1908…
  • Grange National Bank (4/20/1908) - The Grange National Bank was the 2nd bank in Spartansburg.  It's establishment came within 3 years after the failure of…

As Spartansburg grew and prospered, services and public works options became available.

At one time, Spartansburg had gas pumps along Main Street, natural gas lines in town (from a private well) and a weekly newspaper.

The railroad was important to businesses and individuals and made several runs through town each day.