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Legends of Darlington

Darlington is built on legends. Legend has it that Darlington farmland is so fertile, farmers once sold it by the wagonful. Regardless of whether or not it's true, each fall the fields lining the roads are white with cotton. Perhaps the best legends are the personal stories of the people that live in Darlington. These fine folk epitomize Southern Hospitality...

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J.L. Klickner

Yet another legend speaks of a young Northern architect, J.L. Klickner, who was asked to design a house for Colonel Samuel Hugh Wildes in 1857. When the Civil War erupted, Mr. Klickner joined the northern forces and was sent to South Carolina. In Darlington, the Northern forces were about to burn down a house when one member of the unit...

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Harold Brasington

Legend tells of Harold Brasington and his dream to make Darlington the center of the stock car universe. Though mocked at the time, Brasington refused to give up. He won the land for the racetrack on a play of the cards and began building Darlington Raceway, the country's oldest paved superspeedway. Nowadays Darlington Raceway, with it's egg-shaped track, is known...

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New Website Launched

Welcome to the New Darlinton County Tourism Website. We've added many new features, including; a power mapping system to help you find places to Play, Stay, Dine and Shop while visting Darlington County. Browse our Events Calendar to discover upcoming festivals, parades, races, music, arts and activiies. Read the latest Darlinton County News or Meet Local Characters. There's lots to...

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Meet Harold Brasington

Legend tells of Harold Brasington and his dream to make Darlington the center of the stock car universe.... read about Meet Harold Brasington

Meet J.L. Klickner

Yet another legend speaks of a young Northern architect, J.L. Klickner, who was asked to design a house for Colonel Samuel Hugh Wildes in 1857.... read about Meet J.L. Klickner

Legends of Darlington

Darlington is built on legends and visitors can be sure that they will experience Southern Hospitality at its best while making memories for a lifetime.... read about Legends of Darlington



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