Reflections by Sammy Way: The impact of U.S. 15 on Sumter's development

By SAMMY WAY
Sumter Item archivist and historian
Posted 1/2/21

Before the completion of the nation's interstate system which was authorized by the Federal Aid Highway Act in 1956, tourists traveling south often used U.S. 15. This highway traversed Main Street and wound through the center of the city; it was not …

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