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Lucy Creek — Ladys Island, South Carolina


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Lucy Creek

A full moon casts light over Lucy Creek off Ladys Island. Also called Lucy Point Creek, the tributary connects the Coosaw River with the Morgan River and provides boaters with access to the Intracoastal Waterway.

Lady's Island

Melissa Lewis of Charleston, 2016 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Those familiar with the film Forrest Gump have seen Lucy Creek in several scenes with Forrest’s shrimp boat, Jenny. Lucy Creek is home to the popular Sams Point Boat Landing, where this photo was captured. The tidal creek is subject to fluctuating depths. The crab shack, seen below, was also once located at the boat landing. It was used to hand-process blue crabs and went through several remodels until it was unfortunately torn down around 2014.

Crab Shack Lady's Island

Kenneth Eugene Cheeks of North Augusta, 2008 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

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Address: South Carolina Highway 802, SC 29907
GPS Coordinates: 32.481805,-80.601017

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2 Comments about Lucy Creek

SCIWAY says:
September 26th, 2016 at 8:09 am

Thank you for sharing that information!

Rose-Marie says:
September 25th, 2016 at 6:29 am

Lucy Creek was once home to the thriving phosphate industry.




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