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Blackville in Barnwell County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Solomon Blatt Highway

 
 
Solomon Blatt Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 15, 2012
1. Solomon Blatt Highway Marker
Inscription.
Named In Honor
Of
"Mr. Speaker"
who has traveled this road
between Barnwell and Columbia
thousands of times
as
member, House of Representatives
since 1933
Speaker of the House
1937 — 47†††1951 —73
A record unequalled in U.S.
Speaker Emeritus since 1973
His influence and leadership
have contributed significantly
to a sound and stable state
government, to industrial
development, to institutions
of higher learning, and
to the Highway Program

 
Location. 33° 19.756′ N, 81° 18.049′ W. Marker is in Blackville, South Carolina, in Barnwell County. Marker is on State Highway 3, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located northside of Barnwell State Park drivway. Marker is in this post office area: Blackville SC 29817, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Macedonia Baptist Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Blackville : Town Of The Phoenix / Battle of Blackville, 1865 (approx. 2.5 miles away); Solomon Blatt, Sr. (approx. 2.5 miles away); Blackville (approx. 2.5 miles
Solomon Blatt image. Click for full size.
By S.C. Statehouse ...Charles Mason Crowson, artist
2. Solomon Blatt
away); Barnwell County Courthouse (approx. 2.6 miles away); Healing Springs (approx. 4.6 miles away); Godís Acre Healing Springs (approx. 4.6 miles away); a different marker also named Godís Acre Healing Springs (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blackville.
 
Also see . . .  Solomon Blatt, Sr., from Wikipedia,. Solomon Blatt (February 27, 1895 – May 14, 1986) was a long time Democratic legislator, Barnwell County, S.C. (Submitted on May 8, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
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Solomon Blatt Highway Marker, looking north image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 15, 2012
3. Solomon Blatt Highway Marker, looking north
Solomon Blatt Highway Marker looking south, near the entrance to Barnwell State Park image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 15, 2012
4. Solomon Blatt Highway Marker looking south, near the entrance to Barnwell State Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 8, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 16, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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