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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Poinsett. What’s in a name?

Poinsett statue with inset images of Joel Poinsett and the Poinsettia flower

The Greenville Poinsettia Parade. The Westin Poinsett Hotel. Poinsett Highway. The Poinsettia.

All are the namesake of Joel Roberts Poinsett, an American physician and diplomat. Poinsett was born in Charleston but lived in Greenville and served our country...

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