Williston in Barnwell County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Best Friend
Erected 1997 by Presented by Len Clamp Eagle Scout Project Troop 65.
Location. 33° 24.123′ N, 81° 25.36′ W. Marker is in Williston, South Carolina, in Barnwell County. Marker is on W Main Street (U.S. 78) near Elko Street (South Carolina Highway 39), in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williston SC 29853, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the Ashley House - 1820 (approx. ľ mile away); Ashley - Willis House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Godís Acre Healing Springs (approx. 8.4 miles away); a different marker also named Godís Acre Healing Springs (approx. 8.6 miles away); Healing Springs (approx. 8.6 miles away); a different marker also named Godís Acre Healing Springs (approx. 8.7 miles away); Solomon Blatt Highway (approx. 8.7 miles away); Macedonia Baptist Church (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williston.
Regarding The Best Friend. The City of Williston Railroad History: A replica of the “Best Friend” passed through Williston in 1928. On this occasion schools were dismissed and the tracks were lined with people who came to honor a train that had its beginnings in this section of South Carolina.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,118 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 3, 4. submitted on June 12, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 5. submitted on July 29, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.