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 **
 



Text:

´╗┐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