Mount Pleasant in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Silas N. Pearman Tower
Named to Commemprate
The former Cheif Highway Commissioner
The Pearman Bridge (Modeled Here)
Spanned the Cooper River from 1966 to 2005.
Built by the South Carolina
Dapartment of Transportation
Howard Needles Tammen and Bergendoff
Constructed by Bethlehem steel Co.
Demolished by Jay Cashman Inc/Testa Corp
Steel for this model
Came from the old Bridges
Location. 32° 48.14′ N, 79° 54.748′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Septima Clark Expressway (U.S. 17). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29403, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John P. Grace Tower (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harry M. Hallman, Jr. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum/The Medal of Honor Museum (approx. 0.7 miles away); USS Yorktown (CV~10) (approx. 0.7 miles away); Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge (approx. ¾ mile away); Cold War Submarine Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); USS Pollack (SSN 603) USS Haddo (SSN 604) World War II Submarine Lost Boat Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,051 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on May 20, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.