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Joseph D. Sapp Memorial Bridge

 
 
Joseph D. Sapp Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
1. Joseph D. Sapp Memorial Bridge Marker
Inscription. This bridge is dedicated to the memory of Joesph Daniel Sapp (1928-2000). As chair of the Columbia Development Corporation, he was instrumental in the development of the Vista. Elected to the S.C. General Assembly, he served as an advisor to state officials. As Chairman of the State Develpment Board he promoted economic growth and job creation for the Midlands and all of South Carolina. He labored his whole life to insure that all Columbians and all of South Carolinians would recieve equal treatment under the law and that their representatives would have access to positions of leadership in our community.
Dedicated this 15th day of May, 2002
 
Location. 33° 59.987′ N, 81° 2.572′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Lady Street near Wayne Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seaboard Air Line Passenger Station (within shouting distance of this marker); State Dispensary Warehouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Wayside Hospital (about 700 feet away); "The Spirit of the American Doughboy "
Joseph D. Sapp Memorial Bridge and Marker, looking east along Lady Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 26, 2011
2. Joseph D. Sapp Memorial Bridge and Marker, looking east along Lady Street
(about 700 feet away); USS Columbia CL-56 (about 800 feet away); Confederate Printing Plant (about 800 feet away); Gadsden Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); R.L. Bryan Co. Warehouse (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbia.
 
Regarding Joseph D. Sapp Memorial Bridge. Once a vital warehouse district filled with textile mills and railroad stations, the Vista played a central role in the growth and development of Columbia. Today, the Vista is again the center of activity as the city’s premier location for commercial, residential, shopping, dining, and cultural offerings.
 
Also see . . .  Vista on the River. Today, about us (Submitted on July 26, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 410 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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