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Lake City, South Carolina: Statue and Tomb of Doomed Astronaut

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Address:
221 E. Main St., Lake City, SC
Directions:
Downtown, next to the library. On the south side of Main St./Hwy 341 one block east of its intersection with Church St./Business US 378.
Phone:
843-394-8071
RA Rates:
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Astronaut Ron McNair.

Statue and Tomb of Doomed Astronaut

Ronald McNair perished in the explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1986. His home town has definitely not forgotten him.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [06/16/2009]

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Tomb of Astronaut Ron McNair.

Statue and Tomb of Doomed Astronaut

We drove through Lake City South Carolina to see the McNair Statue and the National Bean Market Museum. McNair is well-remembered. They named quite a few things after him. Including the McNair Highway and McNair Square.

[Dan Kaplan, 10/14/2011]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Huey Cooper and His Lucky Rabbit's FootHuey Cooper and His Lucky Rabbit's Foot, Lake City, SC - < 1 mi.
Yankee Confederate StatueYankee Confederate Statue, Kingstree, SC - 15 mi.
Swamp Fox MuralsSwamp Fox Murals, Turbeville, SC - 15 mi.
In the region:
Warbird Park, Myrtle Beach, SC - 49 mi.

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