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Robert M. Bell Parkway

 
 
Robert M. Bell Parkway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 5, 2011
1. Robert M. Bell Parkway Marker
Inscription.
Named in 1985 by action
of the Aiken County
Legislative Delegation
and Highway Commission
in recognition of an
outstanding citizen and
his many contributions
to the life and well being
of his county, district.
and state

2nd District member,
S.C. State Highways and
Public Transportation
Commission
1982 - 1986

 
Location. 33° 34.602′ N, 81° 46.15′ W. Marker is in Aiken, South Carolina, in Aiken County. Marker is on Robert M. Bell Parkway (State Highway 19,118) near Trolley Line Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located adjacent to University of South Carolina Aiken Campus. Marker is in this post office area: Aiken SC 29801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pickens - Salley House (approx. mile away); WW I Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Graniteville Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Graniteville Train Derailment (approx. 2.3 miles away); 200th Anniversary of the United States (approx. 2.4 miles away); William Gregg
Robert M. Bell Parkway Marker, looking south along the Parkway (State Highway 19, 118) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 5, 2011
2. Robert M. Bell Parkway Marker, looking south along the Parkway (State Highway 19, 118)
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Graniteville Mill (approx. 2.4 miles away); Aiken Hospital / Aiken County Hospital (approx. 2.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Aiken.
 
Regarding Robert M. Bell Parkway. A native of Graniteville, Mr. Bell graduated from Leavelle McCampbell High School and was a graduate of the University of South Carolina Law School. In addition to being an esteemed attorney in Aiken County since 1976, he worked in a number of areas of community involvement. Mr. Bell served on the S.C. Highway Commission. He was recognized for his years of service by having a portion of S.C. 118 closest to his hometown of Graniteville named the Robert M. Bell Parkway.


Mr. Bell also was a member of the Aiken County Planning Commission, the board of the Aiken County Crippled Children Society and the Gregg/Graniteville Foundation.
 
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Robert M. Bell Parkway Marker, looking west along Trolley Line Road at the Parkway image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 5, 2011
3. Robert M. Bell Parkway Marker, looking west along Trolley Line Road at the Parkway
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 505 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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