Aiken, South Carolina: Savannah River Nuclear Bomb Plant Site

Walk the tourist trail to visit the now-gone town site of Ellenton, which was bulldozed in 1951 to make room for the reactors.
Address:
Atomic Rd, Aiken, SC
Directions:
I-20 exit 1. Drive southeast on Hwy 230/Martintown Rd for four miles into town, then turn left onto Hwy 125/Atomic Rd. Follow this roughly 25-30 miles, Site on the left.
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