Portman Shoals

Portman Shoals (HM6VR)

Location: Anderson, SC 29624 Anderson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 30.224', W 82° 38.915'

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Half mile West on Seneca River
the Portman Shoals Power Plant,
built by William C. Whitner,
began in 1897 the transmission
of high-voltage electricity over
the longest lines then in use for
that purpose in the United States.
The success of this plant,
now owned by Duke Power Company,
caused Anderson to be called
"The Electric City."
HM NumberHM6VR
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: Anderson County Historical Association/Society series
Marker Number4-1
Year Placed1956
Placed ByAnderson County Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 6:53pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 348653 N 3819244
Decimal Degrees34.50373333, -82.64858333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 30.224', W 82° 38.915'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 30' 13.44" N, 82° 38' 54.90" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-240 E Whitner St, Anderson SC 29624, US
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