The original town of Lone Star in Calhoun County is just about gone. A few homes, a couple of brick buildings, and the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad freight station are all that remain.
The four buildings pictured below sit quietly now in what was once a thriving railroad community. The Atlantic Coast Line station, a general store, and two gas stations served the people who lived and worked here. Railroad tracks still go by, but trains pass through without stopping now.
Reflections on Lone Star
Woody Dent, a resident of the surrounding area shares the following images and information, he describes the area before the buildings were relocated to Lone Star BBQ nearby: “Zeagler Country Store and Post office in Lone Star, Calhoun County. I think it was one of the last country store combination Post Office to operate in SC. See flag flying on right front corner of store. The car beside the store was the postmaster Mr. and Mrs. O.K. Zeagler’s car.”
“My daughter used to go there often with Mr. Zeagler’s grand daughter. Mr Zeagler’s daughter is our friend, she is the same age, 66. The movie Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken released by Disney was filmed at their store, and other places in the community.”
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