Historic Markers Across South Carolina

James U. Jackson Memorial Bridge (Front)

Marker ID: North Augusta Historical Society 2-5
Location: US 25-bus., N. Augusta, near Savannah River
County: Aiken
Coordinates: N 33° 29.026    W 081° 58.390
  33.48376666    -81.97316666
Style: Free Standing **


The first North Augusta bridge was built in 1891 by James U. Jackson. The present bridge, built in 1939, was formally dedicated as ´The James U. Jackson Memorial Bridge." The building of the 1891 bridge, the Augusta-Aiken street car line, and the magnificent Hampton Terrace Hotel earned him the title "Founder of North Augusta."

Erected by North Augusta Historical Society---1972


Two sided marker