Holman's Bridge

Holman's Bridge (HM23DR)

Location: Blackville, SC 29817 Bamberg County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 23.84', W 81° 9.56'

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In 1801 John Holman constructed a bridge spanning the South Fork of the Edisto River at a site previously known as Tyler's Ferry, about 1/2 mi. N. of here. Two acts of the General Assembly granted Holman the right to charge a toll for for people, wagons, and livestock for a period of 28 years. In 1829 the crossing transferred to public ownership, with Barnwell and Orangeburg Districts sharing control.
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In Feb. 1865 retreating Confederate troops burned Holman's Bridge in an
effort to slow the advance of the Union XV Corps during the Carolinas
Campaign. Rebuilt after the Civil War, the crossing remained in use
into the 20th century. By that time the land around the bridge on the
south bank had become an established campground and recreation area known
as "Holman's Beach."
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HM NumberHM23DR
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Year Placed2015
Placed ByDecendants of John Holman Sr. and Historic Society of Bamberg County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 at 10:02am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 485182 N 3695348
Decimal Degrees33.39733333, -81.15933333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 23.84', W 81° 9.56'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 23' 50.4" N, 81° 9' 33.6" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2463 Holman Bridge Rd, Blackville SC 29817, US
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