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

Elmwood Avenue

 
 
Elmwood Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Elmwood Avenue Marker
Inscription. This street , originally named Upper Street, was the northernmost street in the original Columbia plan. The plan of the city depicted an area two miles square divided into lots of one-half acre; eight acres were reserved for erecting public buildings. Upper Street was renamed Elmwood Avenue shortly after 1872 for adjacent Elmwood Cemetery, which was incorporated in 1854.
 
Erected 1978 by Richland County Bicentennial Commission Sponsored By Keenan Company Realtors. (Marker Number 40-68.)
 
Location. 34° 0.787′ N, 81° 2.312′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Elmwood Avenue (U.S. 76), 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. Modjeska Simkins House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richland Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ebenezer Lutheran Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jefferson Hotel (approx. mile away); Mann-Simons Cottage (approx. mile away); Columbia City Hall
Elmwood Avenue Marker, looking north at Main Street intersection image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
2. Elmwood Avenue Marker, looking north at Main Street intersection
(approx. 0.3 miles away); South Carolina State Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); Laurel Street (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbia.
 
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Elmwood Avenue Marker, looking southward along Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
3. Elmwood Avenue Marker, looking southward along Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 572 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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