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Blossom Street (40-78)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 33° 59.581 W 081° 01.797
17S E 497233 N 3761382
Quick Description: One of many historic streets in the downtown area named for a famous person.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 5/30/2010 5:28:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM8YCD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 3

Long Description:
This street is thought to take its name from the cotton blossom. Cotton became an important commercial crop in South Carolina after the cotton gin was patented by Eli Whitney in 1794. A variety of cotton, known as Sea Island cotton and grown along coastal South Carolina, was especially prized for its long staple.

1978 by Richland County Bicentennial Commission Sponsored By Owen Steel Co. (Marker Number 40-78.)
Marker Name: Blossom Street

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Person

Marker number: 40-78

County: Richland

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