Broad River

Broad River (HM2BRG)

Location: Columbia, SC 29201 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 1.561', W 81° 4.113'

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Early boundary between Cherokee and Catawba Indians. Name first applied about 1745. Faust's Ford, 2 mi. above, used in Revolution. First bridge opened 1829, burned 1865 to delay Sherman's army which crossed on pontoon bridges downstream. Bridge rebuilt 1867, burned 1925. Concrete bridge completed 1930.
Year Placed1938
Placed ByColumbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936
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Date Added Friday, September 28th, 2018 at 11:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 493671 N 3765042
Decimal Degrees34.02601667, -81.06855000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 1.561', W 81° 4.113'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 1' 33.66" N, 81° 4' 6.78" W
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Area Code(s)704, 803
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 183 Broad River Bridge, Columbia SC 29201, US
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