Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Project SC 1233 F
College of Charleston Gymnasium
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
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Education • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 31, 1938.
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 (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 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 20, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.