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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…

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Thomas Rothmahler Grier (1817-1883) and his wife, Margaret Ann Johnson Grier (1823-1891). Thomas was a magistrate and was known as "The Squire." He owned a plantation near Lynches River given by Margaret Johnson's father William J. Johnson, who…

Johnsonville Drug Company 1920, druggist Ashby McElveen.jpg
This photo was taken in front of the Johnsonville Drug Company, circa 1920. The man pictured is Ashby McElveen, a druggist at the pharmacy - the girl is currently unknown. He was from Lake City. Ashby purchased a Drug Store in Sumter, SC in 1923 and…

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Rosa Belle Eaddy Woodberry Dickson (1869-1953) was the first female mayor in South Carolina history..

She was a role model of the independent female who lived in
the area of Johnsonville, South Carolina area between 1868 and 1953. She
was a…

Christmas Parade 1950 - Carl Godwin, Hardee Godwin, Randell Godwin.jpg
Pictured: Carl Godwin, Hardee Godwin, Randell Godwin

JHS cheerleaders late 1970s - Mona Lawrimore McDaniel, Staci Crocker Lyerly, Lyn McDaniel Bachelor, Sheila Davis Weaver, Gail Bachelor Weaver, Bonnie Prosser, Paula Ammons Alford, Renee Willis Sanders, and Audrey McDan.jpg
Pictured: Mona Lawrimore McDaniel, Staci Crocker Lyerly, Lyn McDaniel Bachelor, Sheila Davis Weaver, Gail Bachelor Weaver, Bonnie Prosser, Paula Ammons Alford, Renee Willis Sanders, and Audrey McDaniel

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Standing L to R: Eugene Newell, Police Chief Lurie Poston, unknown, and Alfred "Bubba" Haselden. Sitting L to R: H.M. Feagin, David Marsh Sr., Andrew James Cox, Mayor Odell Venters.

Ritz Theater - Broadway - owned by Chevis Prosser.jpg
The Johnsonville Theatre was owned by Chevis Prosser and located on Broadway. It ceased operations around 1964 and burned in May of 1977. The burnt building was torn down on May 12, 1977.

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The present business was opened by businessmen Billy King and John Taylor as “The Chick Supreme.” Macky DeCamps owns the building. The business is now run by sisters Carolyn Palumbo, Lavonia Olsen and Dixie Evans.

Click the link below to view the map:Johnsonville, 1940, Unpublished

Cooperative Attitudes Aid Johnsonville's Big Growth - 1956.pdf
Story of Johnsonville's recent growth due to Wellman, plus article about new church, Westside Free Will Baptist
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