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Mount Pleasant in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Silas N. Pearman Tower

 
 
Silas N. Pearman Tower Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 17, 2009
1. Silas N. Pearman Tower Marker
Inscription.
The Silas N. Pearman Bridge
Named to Commemprate
The former Cheif Highway Commissioner
The Pearman Bridge (Modeled Here)
Spanned the Cooper River from 1966 to 2005.
Built by the South Carolina
Dapartment of Transportation
Designed by
Howard Needles Tammen and Bergendoff
Constructed by Bethlehem steel Co.
Demolished by Jay Cashman Inc/Testa Corp
Steel for this model
Came from the old Bridges

 
Location. 32° 48.14′ N, 79° 54.748′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Septima Clark Expressway (U.S. 17). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John P. Grace Tower (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harry M. Hallman, Jr. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum/The Medal of Honor Museum (approx. 0.7 miles away); USS Yorktown (CV~10) (approx. 0.7 miles away); Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge (approx. mile away); Cold War Submarine Memorial (approx. mile away); USS Pollack (SSN 603) USS Haddo (SSN 604)
Silas N. Pearman Tower Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 17, 2009
2. Silas N. Pearman Tower Marker
(approx. 0.8 miles away); World War II Submarine Lost Boat Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Silas N. Pearman Tower Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 17, 2009
3. Silas N. Pearman Tower
The Tower and the Bridge as seen from nearby Patriot's Point Park Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 17, 2009
4. The Tower and the Bridge as seen from nearby Patriot's Point Park
The cannon in the foreground is a Dahlgren Navy Gun.
Suspension Pinnings Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard
5. Suspension Pinnings
The USS York Town From the Bridge Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard
6. The USS York Town From the Bridge
Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard
7. Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge Marker
Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard
8. Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge Marker
Desingned by
Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc.
Michael J. Abrahams, PE
Chief Designer
Citizens of South Carolina supported the financing of
this bridge through funding provided by
South Carolina Transportation Infastructure Bank
Donald D. Leonard, Chairman
Senator Hugh K. Leatherman, Sr.
Repersentative Ronald P. Townsend
Ernest L. Duncan
Tecumseh "Tee" Hooper, Jr.
Maxson K. Metcalf
Richard L. Tapp, Jr.
Debar R. Rountree, Director
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 942 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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