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40-37 Columbia Canal
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member David Taylor
N 33° 59.805 W 081° 02.908
17S E 495523 N 3761796
Quick Description: Important link in the system of waterways transporting freight between the up country and Charleston.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 3/19/2010 7:43:41 AM
Waymark Code: WM8DY4
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mvillian
Views: 3

Long Description:
Completed 1824. Important link in the system of waterways transporting freight between the up country and Charleston. Supplanted by railroads for transportation after 1850. Leased to Confederate government to run powder works. Enlarged 1880-95 and since sold to successive power companies.

Erected in 1938 by the Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936
Marker Name: Columbia Canal

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker number: 40-37

County: Richland

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