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Rare Grace Bridge images available

In celebration of the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge and to commemorate the legacy of the Grace Memorial Bridge, the Charleston County Friends of the Library are offering a limited time opportunity to own rare images from the 1929 construction of the Grace Bridge.

These selected images, from the Library's special collection, depict the amazing story of this Lowcountry symbol. Prints (8" x 10") are $15 each, and postcards (5.5" x 8.5") are $2 each.

Orders may be placed by mail or in person at the Administration Office of the County’s Main Library during business hours (Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.). Photo samples and order forms are available at all library locations.

Advance payment is required via cash, check or money order. Please do not send cash by mail.  

Make checks payable to: Friends of the Charleston County Library

Mail to:

Charleston County Public Library
Bridge Photo Order
68 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401

For more information, send an 
e-mail or call (843) 805-6930.

Download Order Form
The order form is a .pdf file and requires Adobe Reader software to view. Download this software for free here.

Remembering the Cooper River Bridges
Preserve your memories of the Grace, Pearman and Ravenel bridges through the Library's Remembering the Cooper River Bridges program. The memories, photos and artifacts collected will become part of a permanent collection.

Click pictures to view larger images

Grace with clouds
Prints and postcards available

Aerial view
Prints only

Clipper ship
Prints and postcards available

Bridge deck with crane
Prints only

Grace no clouds
Prints and postcards available

Men reaching for beam
Prints only

Model A's opening day
Prints and postcards available

Finishing bridge deck
Prints only


Gap from water level
Prints only

Men close up
Prints only

Brochure cover
Postcards only