Month: August 2021

Anne Springs Close Celebration of Life Service This Sunday, August 22nd

August 20, 2021

The Celebration of Life service for Anne Springs Close will take place on Sunday, August 22nd at 2pm at the Comporium Amphitheater at the Anne Springs Close Greenway. A large turnout is anticipated and those in attendance are encouraged to come early, bring chairs and blankets for lawn style seating, and dress in casual Greenway…

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Anne Springs Close, November 15, 1925 – August 20, 2021

August 20, 2021

Anne Springs Close, a noted conservationist, philanthropist and the last living person to have flown across the Atlantic aboard the German airship Hindenburg, died on Friday, August 20th Fort Mill, SC, in her home of 72 years, surrounded by her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. The cause of death was injuries from a falling tree.…

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Update on Anne Springs Close

August 20, 2021

Anne Springs Close returned to her home of 72 years yesterday afternoon and died peacefully in her sleep surrounded by her family. Details regarding a memorial service, at which time the family will look forward to greeting her many friends, will be released soon. The family would like to thank the community that loved her so much…

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Anne S. Close and Gracie Close Sustain Injuries in Accident at White Homestead

August 17, 2021

Both Remain in Stable Condition Undergoing Further Medical Treatment On the afternoon of Monday, August 16th, Anne Springs Close Greenway founder and namesake, Anne Close, and daughter Gracie Close (Leavenworth, WA) were struck by a falling limb from a live pecan tree near Ms. Close’s home in Fort Mill. They both sustained serious, but not…

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Greenway Speaker Series Returns with Documentary Screening of Overland

August 11, 2021

A Breathtaking Journey across Four Continents, Three Extraordinary People Practice Ancient Art of Hunting to Connect with Natural World and Feed their Inner Wild How can we connect to our natural, primal spirit while modern society threatens to erase it? Get set for a stunning, stirring, cinematic journey shot across four continents that twists and…

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