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Johnsonville.jpg
These aerial photos show Johnsonville in the early 1950s. The old train depot, high school auditorium, and other buildings are visible, as well as many former homes and businesses. The Johnsonville Elementary school, completed in 1954, is not yet…

Al and Hannah Altman Erwin - First wedding at Westside FWB - July 4 1957.jpg
Al and Hannah Altman Erwin - First wedding at Westside FWB - July 4 1957. Westside's sanctuary was completed in 1956.

Bartell's Crossroads mid 1980s.jpg
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…

Belin church 1.jpg
Also known as "Old Belin," the church was destroyed by an act of arson.

Broadway 1968.jpg
Broadway Street, 1968, during a snow. Photo shows Haselden's Grocery, Frederick's Studio, Post Office, Johnsonville Pharmacy, and Turner's IGA.

Broadway 1950s.jpg
Broadway looking East, circa 1954.
Pictured: Tomlinson's & Venters, P.D. Poston Grocery (later Turner's IGA). Not yet built are the Johnsonville Pharmacy or the old Johnsonville Post Office (which opened in 1958).

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This 1960s era photograph depicts several Broadway Street businesses of the time, including Prosser's Department Store and the old Gulf station. The blue pickup was a 1958 or 1959 Chevy that belonged to David Poston. It is parked in front of the…

Christmas Parade 1950 - Tomlinson's and Venters.jpg
This is the first location of Tomlinson's, a department store opened by U. C. Tomlinson which developed into a regional chain with locations in South Carolina and later North Carolina

Cory Booker visits St. Mark AME Oct 2019.jpg
During his 2019 bid to win the democratic nomination, Senator Corey Booker visited Saint Mark A.M.E. Church in Johnsonville.

Dairy King on hwy 41.jpg
Operated by husband and wife Lenora Venters and Hugh Hearn.

Dairy King - closeup.jpg
Operated by husband and wife Lenora Venters and Hugh Hearn.

Dairy King sign Highway 41.jpg
Operated by husband and wife Lenora Venters and Hugh Hearn.
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