Aiken in Aiken County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Robert M. Bell Parkway
of the Aiken County
and Highway Commission
in recognition of an
outstanding citizen and
his many contributions
to the life and well being
of his county, district.
2nd District member,
S.C. State Highways and
1982 - 1986
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1985.
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. Located adjacent to University of South Carolina Aiken Campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Aiken SC 29801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pickens - Salley House (approx. ¼ mile away); WW I Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Graniteville Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Graniteville Train Derailment (approx. 2.3 miles 200th Anniversary of the United States (approx. 2.4 miles away); William Gregg (approx. 2.4 miles away); Graniteville Mill (approx. 2.4 miles away); Aiken Hospital / Aiken County Hospital (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 686 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 18, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.