Historic Markers Across South Carolina



South Carolina Canal & Rail Road Company



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Location: intersection of South Parler Avenue (U.S. 15) and State Road 18-99, St. George, SC
County: Dorchester
Coordinates: N 33° 10.993    W 080° 34.469
  33.18321666    -80.57448333
Style: Free Standing **
 



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South Carolina Canal & Rail Road Company
Original Track Location


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.


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More information:
Wikipedia - South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company
The South Carolina Canal and Rail Road Company