Georgetown in Georgetown County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Town Clock / Kaminski Building
Erected 1997 by Georgetown County Historical Society. (Marker Number 22-47.)
Location. 33° 21.924′ N, 79° 16.933′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is at the intersection of Front Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown SC 29440, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sinking Of The USS Harvest Moon (here, next to this marker); Marquis de Lafayette (a few steps from this marker); The Rice Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); South Carolina’s Third Oldest City (within shouting distance of this marker); 718 Front Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 724 Front Street (about 400 feet away); 726 Front Street (about 400 feet away); Screven Cemetery (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Georgetown.
Also see . . . About the Rice Museum ... and the Maritime Museum. “The Maritime Museum Gallery is located next door to the Town Clock in the Kaminski Hardware Building. The Browns Ferry Vessel, built in the early 1700s and sunk approximately 1730, is on permanent display. This is the oldest vessel on exhibit in America, and predates by 50 years all vessels previously found. The vessel is approximately 50' long and was a general purpose freighter used on the rivers and coastal waterways during the 1700s.” (Submitted on May 8, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.)
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