Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
College of Charleston
Has been designated a
Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
in Commemorating or Illustrating
the History of the United States
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 32° 47.033′ N, 79° 56.24′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on George Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located between St. Phillip Street and Glebe Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 66 George Street Charleston, Charleston SC 29424, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nine College Way (within shouting distance of this marker); Elizabeth Jackson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kornahrens-Guenveur House (about 500 feet away); Cameron House (about 600 feet away); William Blacklock House President's House (about 700 feet away); Benjamin Lucas House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Affra Harleston Coming (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
Regarding College of Charleston. National Register of Historic Places:
College of Charleston *** (added 1971 - - #71000748)
♦ Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
♦ Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., White,Edward B.
♦ Architectural Style: Early Republic, Other
♦ Area of Significance: Architecture
♦ Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
♦ Owner: Private
♦ Historic Function: Education
♦ Current Function: Education
The historic campus of the College of Charleston contains three structures, the Main Building, the Library, and Gate Lodge, situated in an attractive setting of evergreen oaks, that achieve a certain degree of unity by means of the prevailing Pompeian red coloring of their stuccoed walls. The Main Building, designed by William Strickland and built in 1828-29, was a simple, rectangular two-story over elevated basement brick
Also see . . .
1. College of Charleston. The College of Charleston is a nationally recognized, public liberal arts and sciences university located in the heart of historic Charleston, (Submitted on April 24, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. A Brief History of the College. On January 30, 1770, Lieutenant Governor William Bull recommended to the colony's general assembly the establishment of a provincial college ... (Submitted on April 24, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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