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

Benjamin Grier Collins

 
 
Benjamin Grier Collins Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1929.
 
Location. 33° 51′ N, 79° 
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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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Conway SC 29526, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this 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); Welcome to Kingston Park! (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Historic Brick for this Park (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Conway.
 
Also see . . .
1. Benjamin Grier Collins. Sons of Confederate Veterans website entry (Submitted on April 22, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Benjamin Grier Collins. Find A Grave website entry (Submitted on April 22, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Benjamin Grier Collins Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, February 6, 2007
2. Benjamin Grier Collins Marker
Benjamin Grier Collins Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, February 6, 2007
3. Benjamin Grier Collins Marker
Benjamin Grier Collins image. Click for full size.
via Find A Grave, unknown
4. Benjamin Grier Collins
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,970 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 6, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   4. submitted on April 22, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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