Intensive Cultural Resources Survey of the US Highway 17 and SC Route 61 Improvements Project

Author(s): Ed Salo; Jason Ellerbee

Editor(s): Jennifer Salo

Year: 2007


"In March 2007, Brockington and Associates, Inc., conducted an intensive cultural

resources survey of the proposed US Highway 17 and SC Route 61 Improvements Project in

Charleston County, South Carolina. This work was conducted through THE LPA GROUP,

INC., in advance of road improvement activities in the project area. This survey provides

compliance with federal regulations concerning the management of historic properties (sites,

districts, buildings, structures, or objects listed on or eligible for the National Register of Historic

Places [NRHP]) that may be affected through highway construction as per Section 4(f) of the

US Department of Transportation Act of 1966 as amended in 1983 (49 USC 303), the National

Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (Public Law 91-190), and the National Historic Preservation

Act of 1966 (16 USC 470) as amended through 1992."

Cite this Record

Intensive Cultural Resources Survey of the US Highway 17 and SC Route 61 Improvements Project. Ed Salo, Jason Ellerbee, Jennifer Salo. Mt. Pleasant, SC: Brockington and Associates, Inc. 2007 ( tDAR id: 391176) ; doi:10.6067/XCV88P61S7

This Resource is Part of the Following Collections




Site Name
Architectural Resource 5026 Architectural Resource 5027 Architectural Resource 5028 Architectural Resource 5029 Architectural Resource 5030 Architectural Resource 5031 Architectural Resource 5032 Architectural Resource 5033 Architectural Resource 5034 Architectural Resource 5035 Architectural Resource 5036 Architectural Resource 5037 Architectural Resource 5038 Architectural Resource 5039 Architectural Resource 5040 Architectural Resource 5041 Architectural Resource 5042 Architectural Resource 5043 Architectural Resource 5044 Architectural Resource 5045 Architectural Resource 5046 Architectural Resource 5047 Architectural Resource 5048 Architectural Resource 5049 Architectural Resource 5050 Show More

Site Type
Domestic Structure or Architectural Complex Domestic Structures House Non-Domestic Structures

Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1865 to 1865 (Confederates destroy the West Ashley Bridge in an effort to halt Sherman's advance)

Calendar Date: 1861 to 1865 (The American Civil War)

Calendar Date: 1780 to 1780 (The British along with General Sir Clinton take Charleston)

Calendar Date: 1776 to 1783 (The American Revolutionary War)

Calendar Date: 1717 to 1865 (Land tract part of St. Andrews Parish)

Calendar Date: 1921 to 1921 (Charleston purchased the Ashley River Bridge and lifted it's toll)

Calendar Date: 1960 to 1960 (City of Charleston makes massive purchases in the area to improve the area by adding modern conveniences like street lights)

Calendar Date: 1938 to 1938 (The Windemere naighborhood already had 95 homes)

Calendar Date: 1929 to 1929 (Construction of the Grace Memorial Bridge allows for easy access causing neighborhoods to develop everywhere including the project tract)

Spatial Coverage

min long: -80.045; min lat: 32.625 ; max long: -79.845; max lat: 32.82 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Jonathan Leader; Ken Burger

Contributor(s): Ed Salo; Jason Ellerbee; Brian Falls; Paul Zloba; Allison Wind; Jennifer Salo

Principal Investigator(s): Johshua N. Fletcher

Sponsor(s): The LPA Group, Inc.

Prepared By(s): Brockington and Associates, Inc.


General Note: No archaeological evidence was found during the survey, but 50 new architectural resources were documented. These architecturally important and intact as a community homes were all of post World War 2 date and were suggested as being preserved as a historic district under criterion C under the NRHP.

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