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Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

College Street

 
 
College Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. College Street Marker
Inscription. This street, originally named Medium Street and part of the original 1786 Columbia Plan, bisected the area which was to be the campus of South Carolina College. The college, established in 1801 by an act of the General Assembly, later became the University of South Carolina. Medium Street was renamed College Street shortly after 1891.
 
Erected 1978 by Richland County Bicentennial Commission. (Marker Number 40-67.)
 
Location. 33° 59.821′ N, 81° 1.885′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street. and College Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. University of South Carolina (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lieber College (about 600 feet away); The South Caroliniana Library (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named The South Caroliniana Library (about 700 feet away); Pinckney College (about 700 feet away); "Commissioners' Oak"
College Street Marker at Main Street intersection image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
2. College Street Marker at Main Street intersection
State Capital seen in background
(about 700 feet away); South Carolina Women of the Confederacy Monument (about 700 feet away); Memorial Fountain (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbia.
 
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College Street Marker bisects the campus of University of South Carolina, along Main St. image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
3. College Street Marker bisects the campus of University of South Carolina, along Main St.
College Street Marker, looking south along Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
4. College Street Marker, looking south along Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 507 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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