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

Wilson Boyhood House

 
 
Wilson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Wilson House Marker
Inscription.  
[ United States Emblem ]
Woodrow Wilson
World War President

Lived here in the home of
His parents
Dr. and Mrs. Jos. Ruggles Wilson
1871- 1874
Erected as a memorial by the
South Carolina Department
of the
American Legion Auxiliary
December 28, 1925

[ American Legion Emblem ]

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #28 Woodrow Wilson series list.
 
Location. 34° 0.481′ N, 81° 1.621′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Hampton Street, on the right when traveling west. Located between Barnwell and Henderson Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Wilson House (here, next to this marker); Woodrow Wilson Family Home & Gardens (a few steps from this marker); Victorian By Design (a few steps from this marker); A Fortunate Survivor
Wilson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 21, 2010
2. Wilson House Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Tommy Wilson's Neighborhood (within shouting distance of this marker); Pieces of the Past (within shouting distance of this marker); Divided By Design (within shouting distance of this marker); "Chesnut Cottage" (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Wilson boyhood home in Augusta, Georgia
 
Also see . . .  Woodrow Wilson. Wilson is the only President to hold a Ph.D. degree ... (Submitted on March 3, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Wilson House , Hampton Street, Columbia S.C. image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 21, 2010
3. Wilson House , Hampton Street, Columbia S.C.
Woodrow Wilson image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
4. Woodrow Wilson
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 899 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 3, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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