• First Home in Spartansburg (6/9/1830) - The first log home in Spartansburg was built on the East side of Oil Creek by Abraham Blakeslee.
  • The Bates House (8/24/1870) - Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bates lived in this house on Mechanic Street These pictures are from about 1936. Currently,  the…
  • The Lewis House (8/24/1872) - John M Lewis, Esq. owned and operated a wagon and carriage shop in the borough.   He was well-respected for his…
  • The JT Waid House (8/9/1874) -
  • The William Major House (8/9/1876) - Catherine and William Major William Major House is located on Main Street and structurally still looks very much the same…
  • The Edwards House (8/10/1881) - William Edwards and his family came to Spartansburg from Forfar, Scotland in about 1873.  William, his wife Elisabeth (Scott) and…
  • The Tauber House (8/2/1887) - October, 1915; On the porch: Charles Messenger (Mildred's brother) , Lulu Wallace (Employee of Tauber Mill), Charles and Mildred Tauber…
  • The Burlingham House (8/9/1888) -
  • The Lamb House (8/2/1891) - The land was first purchased by Harvey (Major) Lamb from John Emerson in 1852.  Lamb built the house circa 1870.…
  • The Lindstrom House (8/10/1894) -   This house, owned by Herbert and Maude Linstrom. was across from Platt's Mill, behind the Thompson house.  It has…
  • The Thompson House (8/2/1901) - The Thompson House was known by locals as "The Castle.  It was built for the Thompson Family in......late 1800's- I…
  • The Winans House (J Albert Winans) (1/28/1905) - This house belonged to JA (Bert) Winans.  In later years, it had apartment rooms in addition to being the family…

Spartansburg features several homes built in the mid to late 19th century. Most of these homes were built by community leaders.
Some homes have been lost to fire or torn down over the years, but they remain an important part of our past and stories