The Boulevard

The Boulevard (HMQF0)

Location: Charleston, SC 29401 Charleston County
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N 32° 46.277', W 79° 56.405'

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[City of Charleston Motto Emblem: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat]
(She Guards Her Buildings, Customs, and Laws)
To Commemorate

The reclamation of 47 acres of mud flats, marsh and water, bounded on the north by Tradd Street and on the east by The Battery, by the building of a concrete wall and filling same in from the Ashley River bed and thus converting the area into a fine residential district, and a highway 4000 feet long, designated as the
Boulevard.

The accomplishment of this project was due principally to the indefatigable efforts, the inspiration and ceaseless energy of the
Hon. R.G. Rhett, Mayor,

who, overcoming many and varied obstacles, brought the undertaking to a seccessful completion, being aided in so doing by the following
Board of Aldermen:

F.Q. O'Neill????J.H. Jahnz????I'on L. Rhett????A.W.Petit
L.S. Brux????????R.M. Masters????????F.C. Peters????????T.B. Colcolough
Wilson G. Harvey????T.J. McCarty????F.S. Hinckel????John Wohltmann
L.M. Pinckney????????John F. Rafferty????H.M. Walker????M.P. Healy
R.J. Morris????????M.V. Haselden????????A.J. Riley????????W.D. Clarke
J.R. Magrath????????B.F. McLeod????????Fritz Thee????????H.W.H. Buck
Work commenced June 21, 1909.
Work completed June 25, 1911.
J.H. Dingle City Engineer.
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HM NumberHMQF0
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Placed ByCity of Charleston
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 11:55pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 599270 N 3626428
Decimal Degrees32.77128333, -79.94008333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 46.277', W 79° 56.405'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 46' 16.62" N, 79° 56' 24.30" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 75 Murray Blvd, Charleston SC 29401, US
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