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Site of Parade Ground

 
 
Site of Parade Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
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. Located in front of Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolina, Between Sumter and Bull Streets. Touch for map. 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. Richard Theodore Greener (1844-1922) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pinckney College (about 500 feet away); Clariosophic Literary Society (about 500 feet away); Legare College (about 500 feet away); Lieber College (about
Site of Parade Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, July 31, 2011
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500 feet away); President's House (about 500 feet away); University of South Carolina (about 600 feet away); Slave Quarters (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Site of Parade Ground Marker, (L) in front of Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolna image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Photographed 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.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, July 31, 2011
5. Site of Parade Ground Marker, seen looking east along Greene Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 18 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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Aug. 15, 2022