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Parr in Fairfield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Nuclear Power

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, September 10, 2020
1. Nuclear Power Marker
Inscription.  Two miles west of here at Parr Shoals on Broad River is the first atomic nuclear power plant in the Southeast. In 1954, the Atomic Energy Act was amended to allow the construction of nuclear power plants by private industry. Built by Carolinas Virginia Nuclear Power Associates, Inc., this plant was dedicated on October 24, 1962.
 
Erected 1965 by Fairfield County Historical Society. (Marker Number 20-5.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 34° 15.86′ N, 81° 18.228′ W. Marker is in Parr, South Carolina, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 213 and Jenkinsville Road, on the right when traveling north on State Highway 213. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jenkinsville SC 29065, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peak (approx. 1.9 miles away); Hope Rosenwald School (approx. 3˝ miles away); St. John's Church (approx. 3.9 miles away); Industry Evolution on the Broad River
Nuclear Power Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, September 10, 2020
2. Nuclear Power Marker
(approx. 4˝ miles away); a different marker also named Industry Evolution on the Broad River (approx. 4˝ miles away); Old Brick Church (approx. 4˝ miles away); Kincaid-Anderson House (approx. 5.1 miles away); Pomaria (approx. 6.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  History of the Broad River Development From Henderson Island to Hampton Island. (Submitted on November 10, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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