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Hurricane Hugo; Charleston, SC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CoinsAndPins
N 32° 46.194 W 079° 55.715
17S E 600348 N 3626286
Quick Description: Memorial dedicated to the lives lost during the hurricane.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 3/29/2008 8:14:45 PM
Waymark Code: WM3FHX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme
Views: 109

Long Description:
Located on E. Battery St in downtown Charleston. The plaque reads:

On the night of September 21, 1989, Hurricane Hugo struck the South Carolina Lowcountry. During that night winds reached 135 miles per hours and a storm surge of 15 feet swept over nearby McClellanville. The eye of Hugo passed over Charleston at midnight.

This devistating hurricane caused more than six billion dollars damage in South Carolina and left thousands homeless.

This plaque is dedicated to thier memory.
Disaster Date: 09/21/1989

Date of dedication: 09/21/1990

Memorial Sponsors: WCIV-TV4

Disaster Type: Natural

Relevant Website: [Web Link]

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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