Moore, South Carolina
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One of the commonly visited historical sites in the area is the Walnut Grove Plantation located 3.7 miles from Moore. Moore is also home to 2 historical houses. They are not classified as historical landmarks, however, they could be. 1105 Center point drive is the oldest house in town. Built in 1825, it is a 2 story colonial style home. It is currently owned and lived in by the Mathis family. Built in 1875, 1113 Center point drive, is also a 2 story colonial style home. It is currently owned but not resided in.
Moore is famous for its Niven's Apple Farm, one of the largest producers and sellers of apples in Spartanburg County. Corn is also a relevant product. Cattle are the only main livestock.
At one point, Moore was home to the studio of the Marshall Tucker band. The band is now defunct and the studio is no longer used, but it still stands on Main Street (SC HWY 290) beside the post office and Presbyterian Church. Moore is also the worldwide headquarters of the amateur movie company DUMM Productions DUMM Productions. Moore is also home to Walnut Grove Plantation, one of the first colonial English settlements in South Carolina. It was instrumental as a bastion of patriotism during the Revolutionary War. Moore is the former home of the Bruns Racing Team, which recently refocused its efforts from car racing to airplanes and scuba diving.
Moore boasts three schools. They are part of the Spartanburg District 5 and 6 School system. First is R.D. Anderson Applied Technology and Vocational School, the tech prep center for Byrnes, Dorman, and Woodruff High Schools. River Ridge Elementary is the newest elementary school in Spartanburg District 5. Also, Anderson Mill Elementary School, a part of Spartanburg District 6, and Dawkins Middle School, also part of Spartanburg District 6, are located in Moore.