COLUMBIA, S.C. (Mar. 25, 2009) – The Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation has chosen SCE&G to receive its 2009 Historic Preservation Corporate Stewardship Award for the Tree House Site excavation project.
The Tree House dig was initiated by SCE&G as part of its Saluda Hydro application for a new operating license. More than 150 archaeological sites were identified over 85 miles of shoreline and 125 islands. Twenty-two of these sites are eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.
The stewardship award will be presented March 26 during a luncheon ceremony at the Marriot Hotel in Columbia, S.C.
South Carolina Electric & Gas Company is a regulated public utility engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity to approximately 649,000 customers in 26 counties in the central, southern and southwestern portions of South Carolina. The company also provides natural gas service to approximately 302,000 customers in 34 counties in the state.
Information about SCE&G is available on the company’s Web site at sceg.com.