Footbridge

Footbridge (HM8WT)

Location: Lancaster, SC 29720 Lancaster County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 47.124', W 80° 52.73'

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Not far from the Guardlock, the canal passed under a wooden bridge. Cut stone abutments on each bank supported the simple wooden truss structure. This was the first of four bridges that crossed the canal on it two mile path beside the river. The ford here remained an important point to cross the river and without these bridges the canal would have proven an impediment to this traditional route.
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HM NumberHM8WT
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Placed BySouth Carolina State Park Service
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 2:51pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 511085 N 3849251
Decimal Degrees34.78540000, -80.87883333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 47.124', W 80° 52.73'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 47' 7.44" N, 80° 52' 43.80" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 209 Industrial Park Rd, Lancaster SC 29720, US
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