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Fun Fact #16

Historic Route 1 in South Carolina features Darlington Raceway, NASCAR's original super speedway, built in 1949.

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Learn About This Legendary Historical Route

The purpose of this website is two-fold: preserve the infrastructure and history of Historic Route 1 and introduce new generations of travelers to this enchanting slice of Americana. The Web site emerged from the efforts of many tourism and political leaders, activists, and special-interest groups committed to celebrating and recognizing Historic Route 1's unique place in the American tapestry.

This site was made possible by the partnership of the following organizations: