Demolition of landmark changes downtown skyline

BY SAMMY WAY
Sumter Item archivist
Posted 3/26/17

One of Sumter's most recognizable landmarks was a 226-foot smokestack on South Main Street. This magnificent edifice constructed in 1921 was taken down in 1962 because it had become a liability to those who worked near it.

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