The King's Highway Historical

The King's Highway Historical (HM1WF7)

Location: Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 Horry County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 41.51', W 78° 52.735'

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The King's Highway

By the mid 1700's a 1,300 mile continuous road linked all thirteen colonies. Called the "King's Highway" the thoroughfare stretched from Boston, Massachusetts to Charles Town, South Carolina. Kt took at least two months for wagons averaging about 20-25 miles per day to complete the entire journey. Sections of US Highway 17 follow this original roadbed. In Myrtle Beach, Business 17 is still referred to as Kings (King's) Highway.
HM NumberHM1WF7
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Date Added Monday, January 2nd, 2017 at 5:02pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 696599 N 3730007
Decimal Degrees33.69183333, -78.87891667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 41.51', W 78° 52.735'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 41' 30.6" N, 78° 52' 44.1" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)803, 843
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 910 Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade, Myrtle Beach SC 29577, US
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