Mount Pleasant in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Silas N. Pearman Tower
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
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
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. A significant historical year for this entry is 1966.
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). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29403, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John P. Grace Tower (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Sunken Hull / BG James Estcourt Sawyer (approx. 0.4 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)Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge (approx. ¾ mile away); Cold War Submarine Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); USS Pollack (SSN 603) USS Haddo (SSN 604) (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,215 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on May 20, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.