Anderson's downtown, pictured in the middle of the Depression, is still abuzz with activity. Cars line Meridian Street, seen from 12th Street looking northeast. The Paramount Theater, opened 8/20/1929, is prominently featured. The movie marquee...
Anderson's Meridian Street, seen looking north from 12th Street. The movie marquee opposite the Union Building belongs to the Stardust (later the Times) Theater. The interurban tracks are clearly visible down Meridian.
Shadyside Park was dedicated in 1923 to the Veterans of all Wars. It covers 38.1 acres and is Anderson's largest park. The Japanese Gardens are still part of the park and have been recently re-furbished.
Anderson's Methodist Church, now known as First United Methodist Church, was organized in 1827. This building, located in the 1200 block of Jackson Street, was completed in 1901 and destroyed by fire December 23, 1960.
Anderson's Presbyterian Church (later First Presbyterian Church) was organized in 1851. The church's third building, built in 1904, is located at 9th and Chase Streets and is still in use by the original congregation.