COMING SOON: Shamrock Hotel (1909-1970)

The Shamrock Hotel in Blackville was built in the early 1900′s and operated until the mid 1960′s, with store on the ground floor operating for a few years later.¬† Please excuse the rain-splashed lens… these shots were snapped between scattered showers.¬† Blackville was at the junction of two rail lines, Southern Railway’s line from Charleston SC to Hamburg and their line from Columbia to Hardeeville¬† Both lines were abandoned in this area before the hotel closed. One of the locals says that the ruins are the result of a fire in the 1990′s that destroyed most of the buildings on the block.Shamrock Hotel Shamrock Hotel Shamrock Hotel Shamrock Hotel Shamrock Hotel

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