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Pawleys Island in Georgetown County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

R.F.W. Allston Causeway

 
 
R.F.W. Allston Causeway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, January 14, 2010
1. R.F.W. Allston Causeway Marker
Inscription. This causeway was built between January 1845 and November 1846 by Robert Francis Withers Allston, who owned a summer residence on Pawleys Island. Known as Governor Allston's bank, it connected the island to the mainland. Allston was a large property and slave owner in the area, and was governor of South Carolina 1856-58. The causeway and contiguous property remained in the Allston family until 1901.
 
Erected 1994 by Pawleys Island Civic Association. (Marker Number 22-38.)
 
Location. 33° 25.435′ N, 79° 7.556′ W. Marker is in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and South Causeway Road (South Carolina Highway 22-266), on the right when traveling north on Myrtle Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pawleys Island SC 29585, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. R. F. W. Allston House (approx. 0.2 miles away); P. C. J. Weston House / Pelican Inn (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ward House — Liberty Lodge (approx. 0.4 miles away); All Saints Summer Parsonage / The Rectory (approx. 0.4 miles away);
R.F.W. Allston Causeway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, January 14, 2010
2. R.F.W. Allston Causeway Marker
All Saints Academy Summer House (approx. half a mile away); Nesbit / Norburn House (approx. half a mile away); Joseph Blyth Allston House (Pawley House) (approx. 0.6 miles away); LaBruce/Lemon House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pawleys Island.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, US
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 9, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 713 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 9, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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