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

Lake Murray

 
 
Lake Murray Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 9, 2009
1. Lake Murray Marker
Inscription.
So named by special act of the
General Assembly of South Carolina
April 6, 1927 in honor of
William Spencer Murray
who projected and as chief engineer
built this great dam and associated
hydro-electric works.

 
Erected by South Carolina Highway Commission.
 
Location. 34° 3.753′ N, 81° 13.267′ W. Marker is in Lexington, South Carolina, in Lexington County. Marker is on North Lake Drive (State Highway 6), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located on the west side of the north entrance, at the start of the pedestrian bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington SC 29072, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II Bombing Ranges (here, next to this marker); Town of Irmo (approx. 2.7 miles away); Richlex School Site (approx. 3.6 miles away); Bethlehem Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); Providence Church (approx. 3.9 miles away); St. Paul Church / Oak Grove (approx. 4.2 miles away); Zion Lutheran Church / Dreher's Fort
Lake Murray Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 9, 2009
2. Lake Murray Marker
(approx. 4.8 miles away); St. Andrew's Lutheran Church (approx. 5.1 miles away); Cotton Gin (approx. 5.3 miles away); Kitchen (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lake Murray, South Carolina. Lake Murray, named in honor of chief engineer William S. Murray, was completed in 1930 and is owned by SCE&G. (Submitted on September 6, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Lake Murray (South Carolina). Lake Murray is a reservoir in the U.S. state of South Carolina. It is approximately 50,000 acres (200 kmē) in size, and has roughly 500 miles (800 km) of shoreline. (Submitted on September 6, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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Lake Murray image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 9, 2009
3. Lake Murray
Lake Murray image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 9, 2009
4. Lake Murray
Lake Murray Pedestrian Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 9, 2009
5. Lake Murray Pedestrian Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 823 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 6, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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