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John P. Grace Tower

 
 
John P. Grace Tower Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 17, 2009
1. John P. Grace Tower Marker
Inscription.
The John P. Grace Memorial Bridge
Named to Commemorate
The former Mayor of Charleston
And President of the Cooper River Bridge CO.
The Grace Bridge (Modeled Here)
Spanned Charleston from 1929 to 2005.
Built by the Cooper River Bridge Company
Designed by Waddell and Hardesty
Constructed by McClintic-Marshall Co.
Demolished by Jay Cashman Inc / Testa Corp.
Steel for this model
Came from the old Bridge

 
Location. 32° 48.178′ N, 79° 55.052′ W. Marker is in Charleston, 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. Silas N. Pearman Tower (approx. 0.3 miles away); Riverside Beach / White's Paridise (approx. 0.9 miles away); Harry M. Hallman, Jr. (approx. 0.9 miles away); Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum/The Medal of Honor Museum (approx. one mile away); F-4J Phantom II (approx. one mile away); The F-4 Phantom Pilots (approx. one mile away); USS Yorktown (CV~10) (approx. one mile away); A4C Skyhawk (approx. one mile away).
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
John P. Grace Tower Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 17, 2009
2. John P. Grace Tower Marker
John P. Grace Tower Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
3. John P. Grace 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
Charleston Harbor Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard
5. Charleston Harbor
Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard
6. Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge
Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard
7. 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 727 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. 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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