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Places

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Places, Buildings, and Sites in and around Johnsonville

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Lake Chapel Church and Cemetery, 1946
This sample from a 1946 map of Johnsonville shows Lake Chapel Baptist Church (black square with cross) and Lake Chapel Cemetery (dotted square with cross).

Corey Booker Visits Saint Mark A.M.E. Church, 2019
During his 2019 bid to win the democratic nomination, Senator Corey Booker visited Saint Mark A.M.E. Church in Johnsonville.

Saint Luke Colored School
Saint Luke Colored School served black students near Kingsburg during segregation. The school was closely associated with and located near Saint Luke A.M.E. Church at 539 Chinaberry Road, Johnsonville.

Saint Mark Colored School
Saint Mark Colored School served black students in the Kingstree area during segregation. The school was located near the current location of Saint Mark A.M.E. Church at 1532 Kingsburg Highway.

Ebenezer United Methodist Church
Image shows the older sanctuary, destroyed by fire in 1969.

Hanna's Chapel, Vox, 1954
These photos show members of Hanna's Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church on Vox Highway in 1954. This sanctuary was in place before the current bricked sanctuary that still stands.

Bartell's Crossroads
Bartell's Crossroads is located between Johnsonville and Indiantown. The two-story structure at the crossroads was built circa 1935. It was a country store operated by Vasker Calvineau Bartell and Elnora Cox Bartell. Elnora also worked at Wellman…

Little Star Free Will Baptist Church, Prospect
Photo shows the original sanctuary of Little Star Free Will Baptist Church in the Prospect Community. This building was moved to make room for the new sanctuary and is now restored as a vacation home on Black River.

New Hope Free Will Baptist Church circa 1950s
Image shows the old sanctuary for New Hope Free Will Baptist Church of the Pentecostal Faith, located on New Hope Road in Possum Fork. This sanctuary was replaced by a new building in the 1960s.

Ebenezer Methodist Church 1920
Ebenezer Methodist Church (AKA Muddy Creek Methodist Church), 1920. Includes identification of most of the members pictured

Wellman Industries
Photo shows the main building at Wellman Industries, no specific date or source listed.

Dedication for New Hemingway Motel c. 1965
Dedication of the new Hemingway Motel, aka The Coachman Inn.
L to R: J. P. Askins, Jr., Merrett E. Morris, L. Durwood Lewis, Aubrey Lewis, Senator Strom Thurmond.

The Big Store at Ard's Crossroads
The store was a partnership of Julian David Brown and Huggins Bros. Lumber Co. Julian ran the store. His father, Walter Brown, worked in the store while he was teaching. There were gas pumps (not in use) under the shed in the 1950s.

Thomas Franklin Hanna Home
Homestead built by Thomas Franklin Hanna (1881-1938) & Nekoda Laharp Altman (1882-1941). Thomas was the son of Franklin Evander "Vander" Hanna and Julia Ann Grier. Nekoda was the daughter of Daniel Webster Altman and Margaret Elizabeth "Maggie"…

Johnsonville Colored School pre-1924
This school known as the "Johnsonville Colored School" served African American students in Johnsonville. A new more modern school was constructed between 1924-1925 as part of the Rosenwald School Fund.

Sheep at the Wellman Research Project
Wellman spent time circa 1956 researching sheep that might be better acclimated to South Carolina's weather. C. H. Mudge acted as herdsman for the project. The sheep pasture was across Highway 41 from the Wellman Texaco Station.

Union School, Georgetown County
Union High School, Graded School, and Teacher's Boarding Home.
Union School was located in Georgetown County at the intersection of Henry Road (512) and County Line Road (513).

Johnsonville Town Hall purchases new lawn equipment - 1954
Photo of lawn equipment in front of town hall, 1954
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