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Dorchester in Dorchester County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Moorefield Memorial Highway, (Southern Terminus)

(U.S. Route 178)

 
 
Moorefield Memorial Highway, Southern Terminus Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2011
1. Moorefield Memorial Highway, Southern Terminus Marker
Inscription.  
In Memory Of
Charles Henry Moorefield
State Highway Engineer
of South Carolina
1920 — 1935

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1920.
 
Location. 33° 8.541′ N, 80° 21.058′ W. Marker is in Dorchester, South Carolina, in Dorchester County. Marker is on East Main Street / Moorefield Memorial Highway (U.S. 178) near U.S. 78, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dorchester SC 29437, 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. Revolutionary War Cannon (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Four Holes Swamp (about 500 feet away); Four Holes Swamp Bridge / Harley's Tavern (about 500 feet away); Berkeley County (approx. 2.4 miles away); Dorchester (approx. 2.6 miles away); Ridgeville (approx. 3.8 miles away); Cypress Methodist Camp Ground (approx. 5.2 miles away); Spring Hill Methodist Church (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dorchester.
 
Regarding Moorefield Memorial Highway, (Southern Terminus).
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U.S. Highway 178 is a spur of U.S. Highway 78. It currently runs for 237 miles (381 km) from Dorchester, South Carolina at U.S. Highway 78 to Rosman, North Carolina at U.S. Highway 64. It passes through the states of South Carolina and North Carolina. It goes through the cities of Pickens, Anderson, North crossing the highway 321, Orangeburg, and Bowman, South Carolina... U.S. 178 in South Carolina, road signs frequently refer to the road as Moorefield Memorial Highway, commemorating a former South Carolina highway engineer of that name. (excerpt Wikipedia)
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. .. study markers along the route
 
Moorefield Memorial Highway, Southern Terminus Marker with U.S. 78 seen in background image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, August 23, 2011
2. Moorefield Memorial Highway, Southern Terminus Marker with U.S. 78 seen in background
Looking northwest, Moorefield Memorial Highway, US 178 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, August 23, 2011
3. Looking northwest, Moorefield Memorial Highway, US 178
Moorefield Memorial Highway, Southern Terminus Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, August 23, 2011
4. Moorefield Memorial Highway, Southern Terminus Marker
at left, U.S. 78 heads west to Memphis, Tennessee, While at right U.S. 178 heads northwest to Rosman, North Carolina
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 523 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 25, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

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