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Lowndesville in Abbeville County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

W.D. Nixon Bridge

 
 
W.D. Nixon Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, July 19, 2008
1. W.D. Nixon Bridge Marker
Inscription.  
Named in 1982
in honor of
a dedicated public
servant and
ardent supporter of
the construction of
Richard B. Russell Dam
Member, S.C. House
1949 — 1953
Served also as
Chairman
Abbeville County Council
Mayor, Lowndesville
County Chairman
Democratic Party

 
Erected 1982.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansBridges & ViaductsMan-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1982.
 
Location. 34° 12.748′ N, 82° 37.849′ W. Marker is in Lowndesville, South Carolina, in Abbeville County. Marker is on SC Highway 81 (State Highway 81). Marker is located on the west side of a short bridge which spans the Ricky River arm of Lake Russell, just east of Lowndesville, S.C. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lowndesville SC 29659, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lowndesville (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lowndesville Veterans Monument (approx. one mile away); Harpers Ferry Drowning
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); Bartlett Tucker Family Cemetery (approx. 4.8 miles away); Good Hope Church (approx. 6.6 miles away); Old Iva Depot Mural (approx. 6.7 miles away); 1965 (approx. 6.7 miles away); Iva Veterans Monument (approx. 6.7 miles away); Iva (approx. 6.7 miles away); Battle of Cherokee Ford (approx. 6.8 miles away in Georgia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lowndesville.
 
W.D. Nixon Bridge<br>From Nearby Concrete Fishing Pier image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, July 19, 2008
2. W.D. Nixon Bridge
From Nearby Concrete Fishing Pier
Richard B. Russell Lake<br>From the W.D. Nixon Bridge<br>Fishing Pier image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, July 19, 2008
3. Richard B. Russell Lake
From the W.D. Nixon Bridge
Fishing Pier
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,001 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 22, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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