Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Professor Lowe Balloon Landing Site



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Location: on Pea Ridge Highway (South Carolina Route 44-13), Kelton, SC
County: Union
Coordinates: N 34° 50.033    W 081° 34.683
  34.83388333    -81.57805
 



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Spot Where Prof. T. S. C. Lowe famed aeronaut landed Apr. 20, 1861 in Union County, S. C. After Balloon Flight from Cincinnati, Ohio 800 miles in nine hours

Died 1913 at Pasadena Calif.


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Wikipedia - Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt Lowe