Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
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Erected 1938 by The Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936. (Marker Number 40-10.)
Location. 34° 0.707′ N, 81° 2.691′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Elmwood Avenue (U.S. 76), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located between Lincoln and Gadsden Streets. 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. South Carolina Memorial Gardens (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Governor's Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lace House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Boylston House & Boxwood Gardens (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sir George Carteret (approx. 0.2 miles away); Duke of Albemarle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Earl of Clarendon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sir William Berkeley (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
Also see . . . South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Site contains additional history and photos of the Logan School which is the brick building behind the marker. (Submitted on March 2, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 27, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,215 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 1, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.