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

Elliott College

1837

 
 
Elliott College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Elliott College Marker
Inscription. Named for Stephen Elliott, first president of the Bank of the State of South Carolina and noted botanist. Elliot College, a residence hall, was one of the first historic Horseshoe buildings to undergo extensive remodeling under the Horseshoe Restoration Program and served as a prototype of the restoration of other Horseshoe residences.
 
Location. 33° 59.903′ N, 81° 1.772′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker can be reached from Sumter Street near College Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located on the campus, University of South Carolina, in the Horseshoe. 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. Harper College (here, next to this marker); The L. Marion Gressette Euphradian Society Hall (here, next to this marker); The South Caroliniana Library (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The South Caroliniana Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Site where James Dickey Wrote Deliverance
Elliott College image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
2. Elliott College
The building was named for Stephen Elliott (1777-1830), first president of the Bank of the State of South Carolina.
(within shouting distance of this marker); McCutchen House (within shouting distance of this marker); Legare College (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Columbia.
 
Also see . . .  Harper-Elliott Colleges. Elliott is best remembered as a botanist. From 1800 to 1808, at his plantation, he wrote the comprehensive scientific study Sketch of the Botany of South Carolina and Georgia. (Submitted on September 7, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Education
 
Stephen Elliott image. Click for full size.
By Harvard. Edu
3. Stephen Elliott
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 598 times since then and 12 times this year. 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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