Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Wilson Boyhood House
World War President
Lived here in the home of
Dr. and Mrs. Jos. Ruggles Wilson
Erected as a memorial by the
South Carolina Department
American Legion Auxiliary
December 28, 1925
[ American Legion Emblem ]
Location. 34° 0.481′ N, 81° 1.621′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Hampton Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located between Barnwell and Henderson 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. Wilson House (here, next to this marker); "Chesnut Cottage" (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Site of Columbia College (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Columbia Bible College (about 500 feet away); Original Site of Winthrop College (about 700 feet away); Columbia Civil Rights Sit-Ins/Barr v. City of Columbia (1964) (approx. 0.2 miles Former Site of Columbia Theological Seminary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Columbia Bible College, 1937-1960 / Westervelt Home, 1930 - 1937 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Wilson boyhood home in Augusta, Georgia
Also see . . . Woodrow Wilson. Wilson is the only President to hold a Ph.D. degree ... (Submitted on March 3, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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