Wagener in Aiken County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
George A. Wagener was also president of the Standard Kaolin Company, shipping kaolin clay on the B. A. & N. from mines in Aiken Co. to railroads connected to Charleston and its markets. From 1898 to 1933 a freight and passenger train known as “The Swamp Rabbit” ran from Perry to Batesburg, at first on the Carolina Midland and the Sievern & Knoxville lines but for many years on the Southern Railway. It linked Wagener to several Aiken County and Lexington County towns.
Erected 2013 by The Wagener Museum. (Marker Number 2-43.)
Location. 33° 38.931′ N, 81° 21.386′ W. Marker is in Wagener, South Carolina, in Aiken County. Marker is on Railroad Avenue E (State Highway 39) near Park Street NE, on the right Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wagener SC 29164, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wagener Memorial Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wagener Museum (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Crawfords Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Commemorative Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Old Indian Trail (approx. 5.5 miles away); The Salley Family (approx. 6.4 miles away); Capt. Dempsey Hammond Salley (approx. 6.4 miles away); Pinarea / Quattlebaum Sawmill, Flour Mill, and Rifle Factory (approx. 14.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wagener.
More about this marker. Although typed and casted for 2010, marker was erected in 2013
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.