Read the Spartansburg Sentinel

Newspapers from 1902-1908 and 1915-1922

Spartansburg Sentinel Newspapers

Thanks to the generous provision of the Firth Family, copies of the original Spartansburg Sentinel from 1902-1908 were permitted to be digitized and shared with visitors to this website.

Additional information about the Sentinel and its production can be found here.

Additional single copies of various dates (1915-1922) have also been digitized and shared.

Be aware that some printing is very light due to the quality of the ink and age of the papers.

It will take a minute or so for each paper to load, depending on your internet speed.

The Sentinel was a full-size paper- usually 4 pages in the beginning, but expanding to 8 later in its production. It included local, regional and national news.
The 1905 Christmas card-centerfold-First color used in the paper- center pull-out featured ads for Christmas sales