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Richland Street

 
 
Richland Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Richland Street Marker
Inscription. One of the original streets in the 1786 Columbia plan. Richland Street was probably named after Richland County, which had been so designated by an act of the General Assembly in 1785. By November 1786, two town commissioners, Alexander Gillon and Thomas Taylor, owned lots on this street. The Governor's Mansion is located on Richland Street.
 
Erected 1978 by Richland County Bicentennial Commission Sponsored By Capitol Electric Supply. (Marker Number 40-74.)
 
Location. 34° 0.63′ N, 81° 2.239′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Richland Street, on the right when traveling north on Main 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. Jefferson Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Columbia City Hall (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Laurel Street (about 500 feet away); Ebenezer Lutheran Church (about 600 feet away); Ladson Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sidney Park C.M.E. Church
Richland Street Marker, looking north at Main Street intersection image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
2. Richland Street Marker, looking north at Main Street intersection
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Mann-Simons Cottage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elmwood Avenue (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
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Richland Street Marker, looking south along Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
3. Richland Street Marker, looking south along Main Street
Richland Street and Lincoln Street, Governors Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
4. Richland Street and Lincoln Street, Governors Mansion
Gov. Mansion as seen from Gadsden and Richland Streets image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
5. Gov. Mansion as seen from Gadsden and Richland Streets
<i>A Glimpse of the "City Beautiful," Richland Street, Columbia, S. C.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1910
6. A Glimpse of the "City Beautiful," Richland Street, Columbia, S. C.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 579 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 22, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   6. submitted on October 2, 2015. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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