The 1820 Poinsett Bridge, named for Joel Roberts Poinsett, was is one of the oldest in the state. It has a 14-foot Gothic arch and is no longer in use, and is rumored to be haunted. Folks say the ghost of a slave who was once hanged here may let out a loud scream and cause visitors’ cars not to start.
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- Near 533 Callahan Mountain Road
Travelers Rest, SC
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- 35.12951236877438, -82.38428583743371
- Greenville County, South Carolina
- Nearest Towns:
- Tigerville, SC (4.3 mi.)
Saluda, NC (7.6 mi.)
Slater-Marietta, SC (9.0 mi.)
Tryon, NC (9.9 mi.)
Flat Rock, NC (10.3 mi.)
East Flat Rock, NC (10.6 mi.)
Landrum, SC (11.5 mi.)
Travelers Rest, SC (11.7 mi.)
Valley Hill, NC (12.9 mi.)
Barker Heights, NC (13.0 mi.)
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