Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Location. 33° 59.86′ N, 81° 1.744′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker can be reached from Sumter Street near College Street. Touch for map. Located on the campus of the University of South Carolina, in the Horseshoe. 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. Pinckney College (a few steps from this marker); Lieber College (within shouting distance of this marker); President's House (within shouting distance of this marker); University of South Carolina (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The L. Marion Gressette Euphradian Society Hall (about 300 feet away); Harper College Elliott College (about 300 feet away); The South Caroliniana Library (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
Regarding Legare College. He died in Boston, Massachusetts, on June 20, 1843, while attending ceremonies at the unveiling of the Bunker Hill Monument. (U.S. Dept. of Justice)
Also see . . .
1. Legare-Pinckney Colleges. While architecturally bland, this building reflects the utilitarian approach to student housing popular in the 1830s. (Submitted on September 4, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Clariosophic Society from Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 7, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Education • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 692 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 4, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.