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9:13 am on Sunday November 3, 2013

Spanish Moss Trail's Port Royal reach due before Thanksgiving; Northern approach eyed

Another 2.3 miles of the Spanish Moss Trail is due to be opened in time for Thanksgiving, giving an easy recreational path from Depot Road south to Port Royal's Old Village.
5:14 am on Saturday September 7, 2013

Work set for rail-to-trail connection between Port Royal's Old Village and Beaufort

Work should begin next week on the Spanish Moss Trail's next segment, a 2.27 mile path along the old Port Royal Railroad path from the Old Village up to Allison Road, connecting Port Royal and Beaufort in a new way.
5:37 am on Wednesday November 21, 2012

Offering an alternate path for bikers and walkers, first section of Spanish Moss Trail opens

Friends of the Spanish Moss Trail On the marsh crossing section of the trail. The first segment of the Spanish Moss Trail is now up and running. Spanning from Depot to Allison roads, the section of solid concrete "trail" also offers a marsh crossing...
2:56 am on Thursday November 15, 2012

Finishing touches on first segment of Beaufort rail trail for November 20 opening

Flickr user Scott M Duncan Update: The Island Packet's Erin Moody has a follow-up report noting that preperations are coming together for the November 20 grand opening. Local landscaping services company The Greenery is donationg $17,000 worth of...
2:12 am on Thursday October 18, 2012

What to do with the old Beaufort rail depot?

Flickr user Scott M Duncan Update October 18: It looks like the answer about what to do with the old Beaufort Depot at the center of the The Spanish Moss Trail won't be coming any time soon. There are questions about the future ownership of the...
6:06 am on Saturday October 6, 2012

Work on first leg of Beaufort rail trail nears completion

Flickr user Rob Milsom Efforts to shape the first mile of The Spanish Moss Trail from Depot to Allison roads continues and on Friday, local company Preservation Tree Care volunteered several hours of time to clean up brush around the rail depot,...
4:26 am on Monday July 2, 2012

Push to rename Spanish Moss Rail-Trail to Magnolia Line Trail grows

Bing Maps A magnolia tree near the start of the old Port Royal Railroad, the trees were planted at mile markers along the railroad. (Updates at the bottom.) After The Island Packet helped remind that the Port Royal Railroad's name traced back to an...
5:33 am on Monday June 11, 2012

The 'Magnolia Line': Another look at the history of the Port Royal Railroad

Flickr user Joi As the tracks are stripped from the Port Royal Railroad and it is slowly converted into the Spanish Mosh Trail, The Island Packet's Erin Moody has picked up on another piece of the line's circa-1871 history: magnolia trees. A...
4:14 am on Friday June 8, 2012

Boundary Street improvements, Beaufort rail-to-trail planning continues

A rendering of how a section of Boundary Street could look after redevelopment is completed. The Island Packet offers an update on the status of planning for the $26 million revamp of Boundary Street and the first portion of the old Port Royal...
1:48 am on Tuesday April 17, 2012

A private donation to kick start the Spanish Moss Trail (Update: Donor announced)

Flickr user nakrnsm Update April 16:  The James M. Cox Foundation steps up with $1.2 million grant. The Island Packet is reporting that the Cox Foundation has offered two grants to assist with the design and construction of the first mile of trail....