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
Charleston County Public Library
Bridge Photo Order
68 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401
For more information, send an e-mailor 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.
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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