Flat Rock & East Flat Rock Community

Flat Rock & East Flat Rock Community

Carl Sandburg Home

Enslaved people built much of the original Carl Sandburg Home before the Civil War. https://www.blueridgenow.com/story/news/2021/02/26/highlighting-forgotten-slaves-built-present-day-sandburg-home-staff-uncover-their-stories/6804747002/ ...
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Mud Creek Missionary Baptist Church (East Flat Rock)

There is such a close connection between the early black settlers of Flat Rock and the Mud Creek Missionary Baptist Church ...
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Mud Creek Missionary Baptist Association Brief History

From a small acorn a mighty oak can grow.”  With these words, Mrs. Gertrude B. Forney sums up the place ...
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East Flat Rock Community Map

Spartanburg Highway to West Blue Ridge at light turn right, cross RR tracks. On the left is Jody Street, B ...
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Mud Creek Missionary Baptist Association

Mud Creek Missionary Baptist Association A fourteen-acre assembly ground with eleven buildings in East Flat Rock provided a training and ...
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James Fisher at Connemara

James Fisher worked at Connemara as a valet and chauffeur for the Smyth family in the early 1900's. https://www.nps.gov/articles/000/black-history.htm ...
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Black Lives and Whitened Stories

An extensive new look at the lives of African Americans who worked at Rock Hill/Connemara and the White families who ...
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