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

Bull Street

 
 
Bull Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Bull Street Marker
Inscription. This street was named for Brigadier General Stephen Bull (c. 1733-1800). Grandson of Lt. Gov. William Bull I, Stephen was a member of the Commons House of Assembly, the First Provincial Congress, the First General Assembly. He saw military action in the Battle of Beaufort and Savannah campaign and later served in the S.C. Senate and House of Representatives. He is buried at Sheldon Church, Beaufort County.
 
Erected 1977 by Richland County Bicentennial Commission Sponsored by WIS-TV. (Marker Number 40-63.)
 
Location. 34° 0.142′ N, 81° 1.726′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is at the intersection of Gervais Street (U.S. 1) and Bull Street, on the right when traveling east on Gervais Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pickens Street (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marion Street (about 500 feet away); Horry-Guignard House (about 600 feet away); Henry Disbrow Phillips, D.D. (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church
Bull Street Marker. looking eastward along Gervais Street (U.S. 1/378) at Bull St. image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
2. Bull Street Marker. looking eastward along Gervais Street (U.S. 1/378) at Bull St.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of General Maxcy Gregg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sherman's Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Categories. GovernmentWar, US Revolutionary
 
Bull Street Marker, Looking westward along Gervais Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
3. Bull Street Marker, Looking westward along Gervais Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 634 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 16, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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