(Aircraft Guiding Light)In 1945, the army deeded the Walterboro Army Airfield, previously known as Anderson Airfield, jointly to the City of Walterboro and Colleton County, including all surplus equipment. The Beacon (Aircraft Guiding Light) was left as part of the surplus equipment.In 1996, World War II Buffs, from out of the state, were caught making off with a load of military artifacts, including this beacon. Fortunately they were stopped.
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|Date Added||Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 7:45pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 533882 N 3642075|
|Decimal Degrees||32.91638333, -80.63763333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 54.983', W 80° 38.258'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 54' 58.98" N, 80° 38' 15.48" W|
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|Area Code(s)||803, 843|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 9027 Aviation Way, Walterboro SC 29488, US|
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