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Historic Spartanburg County
Historic Spartanburg County

Historic Spartanburg County

225 Years of History

Community Heritage


64 Pages, 8.5 x 11.0

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $19.95 (US $19.95)

Publication Date: March 2012

ISBN 9781939300102

Rights: US

HPN Books (Mar 2012)

Available from local and national retailers throughout the US.


An illustrated history of Kennesaw, Georgia, paired with the stories of local companies.

Author Biography

Doyle Boggs is the associate vice president for communications and marketing at Wofford College, where he has worked since 1982. He was named "Communicator of the Year" by the Carolinas Association of Business Communicators (CABC) in 1989. In 2001, he received the Council of Advancement and Support of Education's Quarter-Century Award.The son of a high school principal, Doyle grew up in the South Carolina cities of Hartsville and Spartanburg. He earned his B.A. in history (with honors) at Wofford in 1970, and was named a Woodrow Wilson Fellow. He is a member of the Wofford chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Doyle continued on to graduate studies at the University of South Carolina, completing his master's degree (1972) and Ph.D. (1977) in history.Doyle is a past president of the Spartanburg County Historical Associationand the South Carolina Confederation of Local Historical Societies. He also has served on the City of Spartanburg's Board of Architectural Design & Historical Review. For many years, he has been a mentor for the history day programs for Leadership Spartanburg.Doyle retired from the South Carolina Army National Guard in September 1993, after attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel.He is married to Sara Nell Dalnodar Boggs. They have three children and two granddaughters.