“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Mount Pleasant in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Cove Inlet

Cove Inlet Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Cove Inlet Marker
Inscription.  Before the Revolutionary War, a plank bridge built on barrels was constructed across the inlet separating Mount Pleasant from Sullivan's Island. In 1864, the H.L. Hunley crew crossed the footbridge on the way to Breach Inlet to test dive the submarine. A trolley bridge spanned the cove in 1898 and was replaced by a vehicle bridge in 1927 known as Pitt Street Bridge.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
Location. 32° 46.231′ N, 79° 51.73′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Pitt Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Pleasant SC 29464, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Major General William Moultrie (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pierates Cruze / Pierates Cruze Gardens (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mount Pleasant Academy (approx. ¾ mile away); Historic Fort Sumter - Fort Sumter Today (approx. ¾ mile away); Grave of General William Moultrie (approx. ¾ mile away);
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Fort Moultrie Torpedo Storehouse (approx. ¾ mile away); Defending Charleston (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Fort Moultrie Torpedo Storehouse (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
More about this marker. Pitt Street is now a walking causeway in the area of the bridge.
Cove Inlet Marker image. Click for full size.
October 6, 2010
2. Cove Inlet Marker
Pitt Street pier image. Click for full size.
September 17, 2007
3. Pitt Street pier
Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2010. This page has been viewed 798 times since then and 130 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2010. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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