Walterboro Town Clock – Walterboro, South Carolina


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Two local icons can be seen from the middle of East Washington Street in downtown Walterboro: the water tower and the town clock.

Walterboro Clock

Andy Hunter of Denmark, 2014 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

The clock is a type of clock known as a “slave clock.” These types of clocks operate on electric signals received from “master clocks” in a remote location. In the case of the Walterboro clock, the bank building originally housed the master clock. The clock was added to the downtown landscape sometime after the former bank building on which it rests was built in 1902.

Matt Bowen of St George, 2008 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

The clock had been in disrepair for some time until 2005. Today it runs like clockwork!

Reflections on the Walterboro Town Clock


Photographer Matt Bowen writes: “Walterboro‘s town clock looks like St George’s town clock, and as you see it is on the old Farmers and Merchant’s Bank building.”

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Walterboro Town Clock Info


Address: 229 East Washington Street, Walterboro, SC 29488

Walterboro Town Clock Map



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