The Piazza

The Piazza (HMO90)

Location: Central, SC 29630 Anderson County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 40.717', W 82° 45.4'

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These extra wide porches, used for entertaining and enjoyment of he cool breezes, are called piazzas.

Seen on every piazza is a joggling board. In this country, the joggling board got its start in Charleston in 1803. By lightly bouncing, they were used to settle the "inners" after eating. The effect was the same as burping a baby.

On a more romantic note, the board played a key role in the courting ritual. The couple would state a date by sitting at opposite ends of the board. As they lightly bounced while talking, they gradually moved to the middle. In the middle is the only time the couple could kiss, but it also signified the end of the date.

Children used the board as a trampoline and seesaw.

Note the gib windows behind you.
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HM NumberHMO90
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 11:12am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 339068 N 3838807
Decimal Degrees34.67861667, -82.75666667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 40.717', W 82° 45.4'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 40' 43.02" N, 82° 45' 24.00" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2726 Old Greenville Hwy Extension, Central SC 29630, US
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