NRHS Charleston South Carolina Chapter

NRHS Charleston Chapter

About Our Chapter

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.

Chapter Number: C084
District: D4
Year Established: 1967
Mailing Address:

Charleston Chapter NRHS
P.O. Box 21561
Charleston, SC 29413


Publication Name: Best Friend Newsletter


President: Arthur E. Giardino
Vice President: Peter Buhl
Secretary: Mary M Lehr
Treasurer: Mary M Lehr
Historian: Peter C. Stabovitz
National Representative: Arthur E. Giardino
Membership Chair: Mary M Lehr

Meeting Information

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

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