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University of South Carolina

 
 
University of South Carolina Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. University of South Carolina Marker
Inscription. Chartered in 1801 as the S.C. College, opened January 10, 1805. Entire student body volunteered for Confederate service, 1861. Soldiers' Hospital, 1862 - 65. Rechartered as U. of S.C. in 1865. Radical Control 1873-77. Closed 1877- 80. College of Agricultural and Mechanical Arts 1880-82. S. C. College 1882 - 87. U. of S. C. 1887 - 90. S. C. College 1890 - 1905. U. of S. C. 1906.

Faithful Index to the Ambitions and Fortunes of the State
 
Erected 1938 by The Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936. (Marker Number 40-27.)
 
Location. 33° 59.857′ N, 81° 1.798′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Sumter Street near College Street, on the right when traveling north. 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. Lieber College (within shouting distance of this marker); Pinckney College (within shouting distance of this marker); The South Caroliniana Library (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The South Caroliniana Library (within
University of South Carolina Marker, looking at intersection at College St. image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 15
2. University of South Carolina Marker, looking at intersection at College St.
shouting distance of this marker); Legare College (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elliott College (about 300 feet away); Harper College (about 300 feet away); The L. Marion Gressette Euphradian Society Hall (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Also see . . .  University of South Carolina in Columbia. (Submitted on August 24, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. EducationWar, US Civil
 
University of South Carolina, gate at the "Horseshoe" image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
3. University of South Carolina, gate at the "Horseshoe"
University of South Carolina , near Presidents Building on the Horseshoe image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
4. University of South Carolina , near Presidents Building on the Horseshoe
Pope John Paul II
September 11, 1987
" It is wonderful to be young.
It is wonderful to be young and to be a student.
It is wonderful to be young and to be a student of the University of South Carolina."
Lieber College, named for Francis Lieber (1800-1872), America's first systematic political scientist image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
5. Lieber College, named for Francis Lieber (1800-1872), America's first systematic political scientist
Pinckney College, named for prominent South Carolina family. image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
6. Pinckney College, named for prominent South Carolina family.
Legare College, Dept. of Military Science, named for Hugh Swinton Legare, served as Attorney General image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
7. Legare College, Dept. of Military Science, named for Hugh Swinton Legare, served as Attorney General
University of South Carolina image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
8. University of South Carolina
McCutchen House, named for Professor George McCutchen, School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management
University of South Carolina Harper College, image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
9. University of South Carolina Harper College,
Named for William Harper, noted S.C. Judge and US Senator. Residence hall and SC College Honors Program
University of South Carolina Elliot College, image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
10. University of South Carolina Elliot College,
a residence hall, named for Stephen Elliott , first President of the Bank of South Carolina.
South Caroliniana Library image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
11. South Caroliniana Library
oldest freestanding college library in the U.S. "Caroliniana" meaning "things pertaining to Carolina."
University of South Carolina School of Public Health image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
12. University of South Carolina School of Public Health
University of South Carolina Melton Observatory image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
13. University of South Carolina Melton Observatory
University of South Carolina Gamecock on Greene Street, on campus image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
14. University of South Carolina Gamecock on Greene Street, on campus
University of South Carolina image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
15. University of South Carolina
The Torch Bearer
Presented to the
University of South Carolina
By the Sculptress
Anna Hyatt Huntington
1965
University of South Carolina World War Memorial on campus image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
16. University of South Carolina World War Memorial on campus
University of South Carolina Horseshoe green image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
17. University of South Carolina Horseshoe green
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,498 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on August 24, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   13, 14, 15, 16. submitted on August 24, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   17. submitted on August 24, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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