Williman Island Causeway

Historic Property
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Street Address:
under Wimbee Creek, between Keans Neck & Williman Is.;(Beaufort County)

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Tax Number:
R700 000 000 0000 0000
Date Surveyed:
March 4 1997
Construction Date:
19th century
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Vacant/Not In Use
Signficant Architectural Features:
Underwater causeway of shell and cobblestones, about 100' wide, laid from Williman Islands to Keans Neck, a distance of about 1200'. Depth of Wimbee Creek varies with tides.
Historical Information:
At low tide cattle could be driven on the slightly elevated, hard underwater path to forage on Williman Islands or herded for market from Keans Neck.
Source of Historical Information:
Stan Lawson, Coosaw Island, SC, interview 3/4/97.
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