Marion

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Overview
Many people who visit South Carolina to enjoy its coastal landscapes and picturesque beaches know Marion as a quaint, little town along their vacation's journey. However, Marion is more than just a pleasant stopover for tourists and passersby; it is a destination in its own rights—a special, historic community that has enjoyed a long and interesting past.In this volume of over 200 images, many collected from trunks in attics and private family photo albums throughout the community, you will take a visual tour of the Marion of yesteryear, when Main Street was simply an unpaved, dusty street lined with cotton bales, horses, wagons, and general stores; when the town was transforming from one-room schoolhouses into larger educational complexes; and when life seemed a little slower and a little simpler. Marion provides invaluable insight into the lifestyles of its citizens, showing their beautiful homes; their workplaces, such as the local banks, barber shops, and county courthouse; and a variety of spots where they went to relax and play, such as the local swimming pools, fishing holes, and ball fields.
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ISBN: 9780738502311
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
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State: South Carolina
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
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The Historic Marion Revitalization Association, with the help of many community members, has created a visual history that truly celebrates the unique character and Southern charm of Marion. Whether a longtime resident or simply a lover of the Palmetto State's diverse history, you will certainly find Marion's vivid images entertaining and educational, bringing this special small town's memories and history to life.
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