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Site of Parade Ground

 
 
Site of Parade Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
1. Site of Parade Ground Marker
Inscription.  During Federal military occupation of South Carolina 1865-1877, this square was part of the parade ground used by United States troops. The barracks were located on this and adjacent squares.
 
Erected 1938 by The Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936. (Marker Number 40-2.)
 
Location. 33° 59.788′ N, 81° 1.713′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Greene Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in front of Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolina, Between Sumter and Bull Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1322 Greene Street, Columbia SC 29201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pinckney College (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Legare College (about 500 feet away); Lieber College (about 500 feet away); President's House (about 500 feet away); University of South Carolina (about 600 feet away); Rutledge College
Site of Parade Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 31, 2011
2. Site of Parade Ground Marker
(about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Rutledge College (about 700 feet away); The L. Marion Gressette Euphradian Society Hall (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Categories. Military
 
Site of Parade Ground Marker, (L) in front of Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolna image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 31, 2011
3. Site of Parade Ground Marker, (L) in front of Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolna
Site of Parade Ground Marker, Greene Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 31, 2011
4. Site of Parade Ground Marker, Greene Street
Site of Parade Ground Marker, seen looking east along Greene Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 31, 2011
5. Site of Parade Ground Marker, seen looking east along Greene Street
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 365 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 2, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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