Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Colonel Thomas Taylor
1743 - 1833
This marker honors Colonel Thomas Taylor, Patriot of the American Revolution. It is erected during this bicentennial year of 1976 to commemorate his contribution to the educational, cultural, civic, and religious life of the people of Richland County.
Taylor School Site
1905 - 1964
Board of School Commissioners
Richland County School District One
Sam E. McGregor, Chairman; Barbara A. Scott, Vice-Chairman; Edward F. Kimbrough, M.D., Secretary; Donald N. Upton; Rosalind G. Sargent; James L. Soloman, Jr.; Joe E. Bales; Bill Morgan Holcombe, Ph.D., Superintendent of Schools
L. Paul Burke, III, President; W. Buford Worthy, Chairman
Historical Revolutionary Markers Committee for the Colonel Thomas Taylor Chapter, South Carolina Society, Sons of the American Revolution.
Erected 1976 by Historical Revolutionary Markers Committee for the Colonel Thomas Taylor Chapter, South Carolina Society, Sons of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1976.
Location. 34° 0.769′ N, 81° 1.82′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Richland Street, on the right when traveling east. In front of the flagpole at the John R. Stevens Administration Building Richland County School District One. 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. Seibels House (within shouting distance of this marker); An Enduring Landmark (within shouting distance of this marker); Pieces of the Past (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1900 Block of Henderson Street / William J. Sumter (about 500 feet away); Site of Columbia Male Academy (about 500 feet away); Thomas Taylor / Taylor Cemetery (about 600 feet away); Taylor Burying Ground (about 600 feet away); Hampton - Preston House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,098 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 31, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.