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Hartwell in Hart County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Louie Morris Memorial Bridge

January 17 , 1893 - May 10 , 1955

 
 
Louie Morris Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, August 1, 2009
1. Louie Morris Marker
Inscription.  
Formerly located upsteam 2 miles at
Old Brown's Ferry
Relocated 1958

Louie Morris Bridge
Erected by the Highway Departments of South
Carolina and Georgia, in co-operation with
the U.S. Bureau Of Public Roads.
Named in honor of Louie Morris, Editor of the
Hartwell Sun in recognition of his untiring
efforts in securing its erection.
Dedicated October 11, 1940.

 
Erected 1940.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. A significant historical date for this entry is October 11, 1860.
 
Location. 34° 21.165′ N, 82° 48.998′ W. Marker is in Hartwell, Georgia, in Hart County. Marker is on Hartwell Highway (Georgia Route 8), on the left when traveling west. Marker is located at the Georgia-South Carolina border. Highway number changes to State Route 29 in South Carolina. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6646 Hartwell Highway, Hartwell GA 30643, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hartwell Lake (approx. one mile away in South Carolina); Ruhamah United Methodist Church
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(approx. 2.7 miles away in South Carolina); Hillard J. Mullenix (approx. 4.8 miles away); Nancy Hart (approx. 5˝ miles away); Jackson Morrison House (approx. 6.2 miles away); Hart County Training School (approx. 6.3 miles away); Horton-Vickery House (approx. 6˝ miles away); Coca-Cola Bottling Plant (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartwell.
 
Louie Morris Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, August 1, 2009
2. Louie Morris Marker
Most Beautiful Steel Bridge 1958 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, 8
3. Most Beautiful Steel Bridge 1958
American Institute of
Steel Construction
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Annual Award of Merit
Most Beautiful Steel Brodge
Class II – 1958
Looking at the Savannah River from the Bridge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, August 1, 2009
4. Looking at the Savannah River from the Bridge
The Louie Morris Bridge and Hartwell Dam in the Background image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, August 1, 2009
5. The Louie Morris Bridge and Hartwell Dam in the Background
Hartwell Dam Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, August 1, 2009
6. Hartwell Dam Marker
Hartwell Dam
Authorized by Congress 1950
Built By
Corps of Engineers, U.S.Army
Steering Committee
Wilton E. Hall. Chairman
Lester S. Moody * Lee E. Carter
Butler B. Hare * Edgar A. Brown
Louie L. Morris (1893-1955)
Erected By Citizens of South Carolina and Georgia
Hartwell Dam image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, August 1, 2009
7. Hartwell Dam
The Louie Morris Bridge and Hartwell Dam in the Background image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, August 1, 2009
8. The Louie Morris Bridge and Hartwell Dam in the Background
Wildlife on the Savannah River image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, August 1, 2009
9. Wildlife on the Savannah River
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,764 times since then and 109 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on August 12, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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