Williston in Barnwell County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Best Friend
Erected 1997 by Presented by Len Clamp Eagle Scout Project Troop 65.
Location. 33° 24.123′ N, 81° 25.36′ W. Marker is in Williston, South Carolina, in Barnwell County. Marker is on W Main Street (U.S. 78) near Elko Street (South Carolina Highway 39), in the median. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williston SC 29853, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the Ashley House - 1820 (approx. ľ mile away); Ashley - Willis House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Godís Acre Healing Springs (approx. 8.4 miles away); a different marker also named Godís Acre Healing Springs (approx. 8.6 miles away); Healing Springs (approx. 8.6 miles away); a different marker also named Godís Acre Healing Springs (approx. 8.7 miles away); Solomon Blatt Highway (approx. 8.7 miles away); Macedonia Baptist Church (approx. 9.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Williston.
Regarding The Best Friend. The City of Williston Railroad History: A replica of the “Best Friend” passed through Williston in 1928. On this occasion schools were dismissed and the tracks were lined with people who came to honor a train that had its beginnings in this section of South Carolina.
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