Congaree River Bridges

Congaree River Bridges (HM4J2)

Location: Columbia, SC 07960 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 59.783', W 81° 2.947'

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This river took its name from the Congaree Indians, a Siouan tribe which occupied the valley until the Yamassee War in 1715. The first wooden bridge here was completed in 1827. It was burned to delay the advance of Sherman's Army in 1865, rebuilt in 1870. A concrete bridge was completed in 1927.
HM NumberHM4J2
Marker Number40-38
Year Placed1966
Placed ByThe City Of Columbia 1966, replacing marker erected in 1938 by the Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 6:55am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 495463 N 3761756
Decimal Degrees33.99638333, -81.04911667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 59.783', W 81° 2.947'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 59' 46.98" N, 81° 2' 56.82" W
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Area Code(s)973, 201, 908, 862
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-258 U.S. 1, Columbia SC 07960, US
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