Brunson in Hampton County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Town Of Brunson
Erected 1971 by Brunson Civic Council. (Marker Number 25-2.)
Location. 32° 55.651′ N, 81° 11.475′ W. Marker is in Brunson, South Carolina, in Hampton County. Marker is on U.S. 278, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Brunson's Famous Town Hall Ripley's "Believe It or Not" cited it as the only Town Hall on stilts in the world. It stands tall and proud as a landmark of this once "largest town" on the Charleston & Western Railroad. The main reason for the stilts was to provide shade and accessibility for an artesian well beneath the building. (Hampton County SC Org.). Marker is at or near this postal address: 816 N Railroad Ave, Brunson SC 29911, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fairfax (approx. 3.4 miles away); Prince Williams Baptist Church Allendale County War Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); Bethlehem Church (approx. 3.8 miles away); Plywoods - Plastics Corporation / Westinghouse Micarta Division (approx. 5.7 miles away); Harmony Baptist Church (approx. 5.7 miles away); American Legion Hut (approx. 5.7 miles away); World War II POW Camp (approx. 5.8 miles away).
Also see . . . The coming of the railroad established quite a few towns in Hampton County. (Submitted on March 23, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 23, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,041 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on September 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 23, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.