Most People Have No Idea This Underwater Town In South Carolina Even Exists

Lake Marion is officially the largest lake in South Carolina. It spreads into five counties, has 315 miles of shoreline, and was created by the construction of the Santee Dam in 1941. The dam is an earthen structure that’s approximately eight miles long.

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Many people in South Carolina may be aware that several towns were flooded over the years as the lakes in our state were created. But not many people know that the remnants of this town actually peek way above the waterline for everyone to see.

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