Boeing, the 787 and South Carolina — a timeline

Michelle Dunlop Herald Writer

It’s an exciting day for the Boeing Co. and workers in South Carolina.

The company will roll out the first 787 to be assembled in North Charleston in a ceremony beginning at 10:30 a.m. Pacific time.

Several South Carolina TV stations, including this one will webcast the event.

Ever wonder how Boeing ended up in South Carolina? Check out our timeline below. Click on individual dates for links to stories and photos. (Or read the Herald’s 2010 special section on Boeing’s South Carolina site.)