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Conway in Horry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Benjamin Grier Collins

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, February 6, 2007
1. Benjamin Grier Collins Marker
Inscription. 1845–1929 A pioneer who devoted his life to the religious and social welfare of his town and county. • A benefactor to rich and poor who gave wholeheartedly of his time and talents to the enrichment of his fellow man. • A staunch Christian gentleman, whose lofty ideals were an inspiration to those who knew him, and whose works are a monument to a life of service. • Truly one of God’s noblemen.

(reverse, faces street) Collins Memorial Park, 1930. This park was given by the children and grandchildren of Benjamin Grier Collins to the town of Conway for the recreational use of the people of this community.
 
Erected 1930.
 
Location. 33° 51′ N, 79° 3.383′ W. Marker is in Conway, South Carolina, in Horry County. Marker is on Main Street (Business U.S. 701) near 16th Avenue / Collins Park Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Conway SC 29526, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker,
Benjamin Grier Collins Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 6, 2007
2. Benjamin Grier Collins Marker
measured as the crow flies. Conway High School (approx. half a mile away); First Methodist Church (approx. one mile away); The Wade Hampton Oak (approx. one mile away); Kingston Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Kingston-Conway / Robert Conway (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Conway.
 
Also see . . .
1. B. G. Collins, Unique Career. 1929 obituary by H. H. Woodward in the Horry Herald. Includes a biography of Benjamin Collins. (Submitted on February 6, 2007.) 

2. Photo of Benjamin G. Collins. (Submitted on February 6, 2007.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Benjamin Grier Collins Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 6, 2007
3. Benjamin Grier Collins Marker
 
 
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