Jennie Erwin Carnegie Library
318 Shirley Avenue
Honea Path, South Carolina 29654
Honea Path is the
smallest town of the fourteen South Carolina communities with libraries funded by the
Andrew Carnegie Foundation. Dr. John Wright, Major Humbert, and Miss Jennie Erwin were
leaders in obtaining the grant. The Honea Path Library Association was established in 1907
and the library was opened in 1908. It was re-named the Jennie Erwin Library in 1958, when
it became part of the Anderson County Library System.
The Jennie Erwin Carnegie Library was restored and expanded in 1998, it retains
its architectural and historical integrity.