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Near Anderson in Anderson County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Wilton E. Hall Bridge

 
 
The Wilton E. Hall Bridge Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 22, 2009
1. The Wilton E. Hall Bridge Marker
Inscription.
Named in honor of
Wilton E. Hall

Publisher of
The Anderson Independent
and
Daily Mail

For his dedicated service
to Anderson County
and South Carolina

 
Erected 1962.
 
Location. 34° 32.324′ N, 82° 49.306′ W. Marker is near Anderson, South Carolina, in Anderson County. Marker is on Interstate 85 south of South Carolina Highway 187. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Anderson SC 29625, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saylors Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away but has been reported missing); Portman Shoals (approx. one mile away); Townville Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); Roberts Church (approx. 5.9 miles away); Sandy Springs Camp Ground / Confederate Muster Ground (approx. 5.9 miles away); Nazareth on the Beaverdam Presbyterian Church / Townville Presbyterian Church (approx. 6 miles away); Oliver Bolt's Cotton Gin (approx. 6.8 miles away); Anderson Regional Airport (approx. 6.9 miles away); Woodburn Historic House (approx. 7.2 miles away); Woodburn Plantation (approx. 7.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Anderson.
 
Also see . . .
Lake Hartwell Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 11, 2009
2. Lake Hartwell

1. Wilton E. Hall. Wilton Earle Hall (March 11, 1901 - February 25, 1980) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. (Submitted on September 25, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Anderson Independent. The Anderson Independent-Mail, known as Independent Mail, is the local newspaper for Anderson County in the state of South Carolina, published by the Independent Publishing Co., a division of the E.W. Scripps Company. (Submitted on September 25, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Wilton Earle Hall (1901-1980) - Find a Grave Memorial. Birth: Mar. 11, 1901. Death: Feb. 25, 1980. (Submitted on September 25, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. Wilton Earle Hall (1901-1980)
Wilton Earle Hall, a Senator from South Carolina; born in Starr, Hall Township, Anderson County, S.C., March 11, 1901; attended the public schools and Furman University, Greenville, S.C.; founded a morning newspaper in Anderson, S.C., in 1924, and in 1929 acquired an evening newspaper; in 1935 established a radio station; chairman of the South Carolina Planning Board 1934-1938; appointed on November 20, 1944, as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death
The Wilton E. Hall Bridge and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 22, 2009
3. The Wilton E. Hall Bridge and Marker
of Ellison D. Smith and served from November 20, 1944, to January 3, 1945; was not a candidate for election to the full term; resumed the newspaper publishing business as publisher of the Anderson Independent and Daily Mail of South Carolina; founder of a television station and owner of two radio stations; publisher of “Quote” Magazine; resided in Anderson, S.C. where he died February 25, 1980; interment in a mausoleum, Forest Lawn Memorial Park. (Source: Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress.)
    — Submitted September 25, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
The Wilton E. Hall Bridge and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 22, 2009
4. The Wilton E. Hall Bridge and Marker
Wilton Earle Hall<br>1901-1980 Photo, Click for full size
U.S. Senate Historical Office, 1944
5. Wilton Earle Hall
1901-1980
U.S. Senate from S.C. 1944-1945
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 963 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   5. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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