CLOVER -- Getting lost just got a little bit tougher in Clover.
The York County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Town of Clover and the Greater Clover Chamber of Commerce held a ceremony Thursday afternoon at Centennial Park in downtown Clover to officially announce that a new display has been erected.
A visitor information kiosk, located at the corner of Kings Mountain and Main streets, is a display that will help visitors, as well as local residents, easily find attractions, points of interest or traditional events throughout the year in York County.
Bennish Brown, Executive Director of the York County Visitors Bureau, said the Clover kiosk is the first of a series of similar information booths that will be placed throughout the county as a way-finding system, pointing people to places of interest.
"We've been working on a way-finding plan for a while," Brown said. "This is part of an ongoing, long-term plan to help people get around York County and see the interesting and exciting things that we have."
On one side of the kiosk, there is a map of the entire county with selected information and history about a few of the major areas. This will be the same for each booth at different locations.
What will vary is the opposite side, which will be interchangeable, Brown said, and will contain maps and information about the specific local area.
On the downtown Clover kiosk, there are directions to places such as the historic cemeteries in Clover and information about the downtown area. There are also directions to centers such as Clover Memorial Stadium and the Clover School District Auditorium and information about annual events like the St. Patrick's Day festival and the Christmas Parade.
Several Clover town council members were present at the ceremony, as well as Mayor Donnie Grice.
"This is a great addition to Centennial Park, a great addition to downtown, and we're proud to have the first one here in Clover," Grice said.