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Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Project SC 1233 F

College of Charleston Gymnasium

 
 
College of Charleston Gymnasium Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 2, 2019
1. College of Charleston Gymnasium Marker
Inscription.  
The trustees
of the
College of Charleston
laid the foundations of this building
on the 21st day of December 1938

Erected by the
City of Charleston
with the aid of
the income from
the College Endowment
it is dedicated to
the physical well-being of youth

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
 
Location. 32° 47.111′ N, 79° 56.006′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of George Street and Meeting Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located at the southeast corner of the subject building, facing George Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 George Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington Light Infantry 1907 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Noyer-Wildhagen House (within shouting distance of this marker); Rice, Rattlesnakes, and Rainwater (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Project SC 1233 F Marker (<i>wide view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 2, 2019
2. Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Project SC 1233 F Marker (wide view)
line); 14 George Street (about 300 feet away); Harleston Boags Funeral Home (about 700 feet away); Dr. Joseph Johnson House   (about 700 feet away); St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (about 700 feet away); A History of Courtenay Square (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
More about this marker. Marker is the 1938 College of Charleston cornerstone.
 
Regarding Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Project SC 1233 F. Building currently houses The College of Charleston's Willard A. Silcox Physical Education & Health Center.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEducationNotable Buildings
 
College of Charleston Gymnasium plaque<br>(<i>mounted near front entrance</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 2, 2019
3. College of Charleston Gymnasium plaque
(mounted near front entrance)
College of
Charleston
Gymnasium

Erected 1938-39
College of Charleston Gymnasium Cornerstone<br>(<i>located adjacent to marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 2, 2019
4. College of Charleston Gymnasium Cornerstone
(located adjacent to marker)
Burnet R. Maybank
Mayor of the City of Charleston
M. Rutledge Rivers
President of the Trustees
Harrison Randolph
President of the College
Simons and Lapham
Architects
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 20, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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