Historic Markers Across South Carolina



South Carolina Canal & Rail Road Company Original Track Location



Marker ID: SCHM 2-1
Location: Intersection Laurens and Park Avenue, Aiken, SC
County: Aiken
Coordinates: N 33° 33.585    W 081° 43.412
  33.55975    -81.72353333
Style: Free Standing **
 



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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 part of Southern Railway System.


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More information:
Wikipedia - South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company