Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The South Caroliniana Library
Location. 33° 59.896′ N, 81° 1.798′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker can be reached from Sumter Street near College St, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located at the entrance to USC Horseshoe on the Library wall. 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. A different marker also named The South Caroliniana Library (a few steps from this marker); Memorial Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Elliott College (within shouting distance of this marker); Harper College (within shouting distance of this marker); The L. Marion Gressette Euphradian Society Hall (within shouting distance University of South Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker); Lieber College (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pinckney College (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
Regarding The South Caroliniana Library. "Caroliniana" meaning "things pertaining to Carolina."
The South Caroliniana Library was the first free-standing college library in the country, predating those of Harvard (1841), Yale (1846), and Princeton (1873).
Also see . . . University Libraries South Carolinaiana Library. (Submitted on August 26, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Education •
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