The Charleston Chapter NRHS was organized in 1967 and holds meetings at The Saint Andrews Fire Department (behind the Fire Station) at 1775 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC, 29407, at noon on the second Saturday of each month, except the month of November due to the two-day yearly Charleston Area Model Train show. The Best Friend Train Museum is now located at 36 John Street behind the Charleston Area Visitor Center on Meeting Street in downtown Charleston. The full size replica steam locomotive, The Best Friend of Charleston, is proudly displayed in a permanently location on John Street. See the train that established the first successful regularly scheduled passenger service, commencing on Christmas Day, 1830.

Year Established: 
Chapter Address: 
Charleston Chapter NRHS
P.O. Box 21561
Charleston, SC 29413
Best Friend Newsletter
Arthur E. Giardino
Vice President: 
Peter Buhl
Mary M Lehr
Mary M Lehr
Peter C. Stabovitz
National Representative: 
Arthur E. Giardino
Membership Chair: 
Mary M. Lehr
Chapter Number: 
Meeting Schedule: 
2nd Sat Noon
Meeting Address: 
St. Andrew's Public Service District Office (behind the Fire Station)
1775 Ashley River Road
Charleston, SC 29407