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

South Carolina Canal & Rail Road Company

Original Track Location

 
 
South Carolina Canal & Rail Road Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. South Carolina Canal & Rail Road Company Marker
Inscription. Began first successful scheduled steam railroad service in America on December 25, 1830, and by 1833 its 136 miles from Charleston to Hamburg made it the world's longest railroad. Now a part of Southern Railroad System.
 
Location. 33° 10.993′ N, 80° 34.469′ W. Marker is in St. George, South Carolina, in Dorchester County. Marker is at the intersection of South Parler Avenue (U.S. 15) and State Highway 18-99, on the right when traveling north on South Parler Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint George SC 29477, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. George Public High School/St. George Graded School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Badham House / Dorchester Lumber Company (approx. 2.3 miles away); Koger-Murray-Carroll House (approx. 5.2 miles away); Grover Methodist Church (approx. 5.4 miles away); Appleby's Methodist Church (approx. 5.5 miles away); St. Paul Camp Ground (approx. 5.5 miles away); Moorefield Memorial Highway (approx. 6.4 miles away); Shady Grove Camp Ground (approx. 6.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company. The line was a commercial success despite price
South Carolina Canal & Rail Road Company Marker looking north along US 15 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 29, 2009
2. South Carolina Canal & Rail Road Company Marker looking north along US 15
competition against riverborne traffic and later railroad projects in Georgia. (Submitted on October 6, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
South Carolina Canal & Rail Road Company Marker Looking south along US 15 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 29, 2009
3. South Carolina Canal & Rail Road Company Marker Looking south along US 15
South Carolina Canal & Rail Road Company 1841 SCC&RR Schedule image. Click for full size.
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4. South Carolina Canal & Rail Road Company 1841 SCC&RR Schedule
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 692 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 6, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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