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Rankin’s Grocery Store — Anderson, South Carolina

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Rankin’s Grocery Store

This charming building once housed a store and gas station in the Kingsley Hills community of Anderson. Now adorning a busy road within a modern subdivision, the store was the business of James Lester Rankin, who operated the grocery store and also sold obsolete auto parts from the building during the mid-to-late twentieth century.

Rankin's Store

Crystal Rhodes of Belton, 2013 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

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Rankin's Grocery Store with Gas Pumps

Cathi Mytko of Belton, 2018 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Rankin’s Grocery Store Info

Address: Marchbanks Avenue, Anderson, SC 29621
GPS Coordinates: 34.524573,-82.628864

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3 Comments about Rankin’s Grocery Store

Christopher Hall says:
May 8th, 2018 at 12:16 am

Does anyone know what brand of gasoline Rankin’s sold before Chevron? Chevron did not market in SC until the mid to late 60s.

SCIWAY says:
November 9th, 2015 at 9:24 am

Probably, as it is on the side of the road and thus easily accessible.

Ashley says:
November 7th, 2015 at 11:07 pm

Can you take photos on the property?


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