Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
(She Guards Her Buildings, Customs, and Laws)
The reclamation of 47 acres of mud flats, marsh and water, bounded on the north by Tradd Street and on the east by The Battery, by the building of a concrete wall and filling same in from the Ashley River bed and thus converting the area into a fine residential district, and a highway 4000 feet long, designated as the
The accomplishment of this project was due principally to the indefatigable efforts, the inspiration and ceaseless energy of the
who, overcoming many and varied obstacles, brought the undertaking to a seccessful completion, being aided in so doing by the following
F.Q. O'Neill J.H. Jahnz I'on L. Rhett A.W.Petit
L.S. Brux R.M. Masters F.C. Peters T.B. Colcolough
Wilson G. Harvey T.J. McCarty F.S. Hinckel John Wohltmann
L.M. Pinckney John F. Rafferty H.M.
R.J. Morris M.V. Haselden A.J. Riley W.D. Clarke
J.R. Magrath B.F. McLeod Fritz Thee H.W.H. Buck
Work completed June 25, 1911.
J.H. Dingle City Engineer.
Erected by City of Charleston.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made Features • Roads & Vehicles.
Location. 32° 46.277′ N, 79° 56.405′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Murray Blvd. near Rutledge Blvd, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tabby Seawall Remnants (approx. 0.2 miles away); 17 Limehouse Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Pinckney Shingler House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of Robert Limehouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Bowles - Legare House (approx. 0.3 miles away); 95 Lenwood Boulevard (approx. 0.3 miles away); Parker Drayton House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harth-Middleton House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 10, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.