The Longest Tunnel In South Carolina Has A Truly Fascinating Backstory
Aside from underpasses on the highway system, South Carolina is virtually devoid of tunnels. But there is one (partial) tunnel that has a very interesting backstory. It’s called Stumphouse Tunnel, reportedly named for a Cherokee woman who lived on the mountain it passes under. Stumphouse Tunnel was to be one of three tunnels on a planned new route for the Blue Ridge Railroad that connected Charleston to the Ohio River Valley in the mid-1800s.
Robin Jarvis is a travel writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She's lived in the Carolinas for nearly three decades and currently resides in Charleston. When she's not working, she loves to cook with friends and check out new adventures. General questions and FAM tours: firstname.lastname@example.org.