Jackson, South Carolina: Atomic Ghost Town Trail

Walk the tourist trail to visit the now-gone town site of Ellenton, which was bulldozed in 1951 to make room for the Savannah River Site plutonium reactors.
Atomic Rd, Jackson, SC
About 8.5 miles southeast of Jackson, on the west side of Hwy 125/Atomic Rd. There's a tiny pulloff/parking area at the trailhead.
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