Banks, Hotels and Railroad Depots are among the public buildings that served Spartansburg-some are still being used in town today.

  • 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…
  • Lakeview (Hewell House) Hotel (8/26/1870) - One of the early businesses in Spartansburg was the Lakeview Hotel.  In 1862, CW Hewell opened the St Nichlas Hotel…
  • Central Hotel (2/10/1879) - The Central Hotel, also called the New Central Hotel was probably built by Frank and Eva Hill prior to 1880. …
  • The Spartansburg Bank (1882-1905) (3/4/1905) - In 1882, a bank was organized in Spartansburg.  The bank was a private bank with no state or federal backing. …
  • 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…