Name / Description

Santee Canal

Type

Canals

Length (miles)

22

Part of / Flows into

Atlantic Ocean to Congaree River

Sovereignty

South Carolina

Additional Notes

Designed to link Charleston to new state capital, Columbia, 100 miles inland, with a 22-mile canal from Charleston, linking the Santee and Cooper Rivers to Congaree River. Opened in 1800.


Record ID: 168