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.
Address:
Atomic Rd, Jackson, SC
Directions:
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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