Historic Markers Across South Carolina

SC Canal & Rail Road Company

Marker ID:  
Location: on N Parler Ave. (US 15), near the tracks, St George, SC
County: Dorchester
Coordinates: N 33┬░ 11.000    W 080┬░ 34.452
  33.18333333    -80.5742
Style: Free Standing **


´╗┐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.


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