Human and Environment Interaction

Campbell's Covered Bridge

 Built in 1909, Campbell's Covered Bridge in Greenville County is the only remaining covered bridge in South Carolina. Image courtesy of flickr user jimmywayne.

Find out about transportation, environmental issues, and other ways South Carolinians and the environment interact.

Transportation in the Past

The Spirit of South Carolina

Pirates, Plankton, & PelicansExplore the Spirit of South Carolina schooner that replicates a merchant ship used in the late 1800s along South Carolina’s shores.

Modern Transportation

  • Charleston Harbor Police
    Watch this video about the police officers who patrol the Charleston harbor.
  • Cooper River Bridge
    Take a look at photos and bridge design of the new Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge in Charleston. This bridge is one of North America’s longest cable span bridges.
  • Interstate Map
    The interstates of South Carolina allow us to go quickly from one city to another.

Environmental Issues

South Carolina Ferries

  • River Ferry
    This ferry connected Beech Island with Augusta until 1924.
  • Sand Bar Ferry
    This ferry near Augusta, GA was replaced by a bridge in 1924.
  • Strawberry Ferry
    These Berkeley County residents go to church by ferry.
  • Cable Ferry
    This Georgetown ferry is pulling two Model T cars across the river around 1935.