Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
College of Charleston
Has been designated a
Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
in Commemorating or Illustrating
the History of the United States
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
Location. 32° 47.033′ N, 79° 56.24′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on George Street, on the right when traveling west. Located between St. Phillip Street and Glebe Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 66 George Street Charleston, Charleston SC 29424, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nine College Way (within shouting distance of this marker); Elizabeth Jackson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kornahrens-Guenveur House The Farr House (about 500 feet away); Cameron House (about 600 feet away); William Blacklock House (about 700 feet away); President's House (about 700 feet away); Benjamin Lucas House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
Regarding College of Charleston. National Register of Historic Places:
College of Charleston *** (added 1971 - - #71000748)
♦ Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
♦ Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., White,Edward B.
♦ Architectural Style: Early Republic, Other
♦ Area of Significance: Architecture
♦ Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
♦ Owner: Private
♦ Historic Function: Education
♦ Current Function: Education
The historic campus of the College of Charleston contains three structures, the Main Building, the Library, and Gate Lodge, situated in an attractive setting of evergreen oaks, that achieve a certain degree of unity by means of the prevailing Pompeian red coloring of their stuccoed walls. The Main Building, designed
Also see . . .
1. College of Charleston. The College of Charleston is (Submitted on April 24, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. A Brief History of the College. On January 30, 1770, Lieutenant Governor William Bull recommended to the colony's general assembly the establishment of a provincial college ... (Submitted on April 24, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 724 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on April 23, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 12, 13. submitted on April 24, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.