New Shem Creek park, boardwalk now open (Update: Panoramic photo)

Image by Eugene Mah Click to zoom, click and drag to move about the photo. If you don't have Flash, you could also try downloading this large image directly.

Update October 27: Local Eugene Mah went out to the new Shem Creek boardwalk and snapped the above panorama.

The photo was taken near the end of the Shem Creek Park boardwalk at the concrete boat dock.

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— Update by Ken Hawkins.

First reporting October 17: Come Tuesday, October 22, the public will get it's promised new beautiful new view of the Lowcountry when the town of Mount Pleasant opens its $2.5 million Shem Creek creekside park and boardwalk.

The park will be open daily from 5 a.m. to midnight. An inaugural ceremony is planned for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and the public is invited.

The Post and Courier has thorough article and photo gallery of the new boardwalk.