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Columbia Bible College

 
 
Columbia Bible College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Columbia Bible College Marker
Inscription. Columbia Bible School classes began in 1923 in the towered building which once stood on this site (originally as Columbia Female College, later as the Colonia Hotel). Under the leadership of its first president, Robert C. McQuilkin, the school grew into Columbia Bible College and, in 1960, moved to its present campus NW of Columbia. Its alumni now serve in church-related ministries around the world.
 
Erected 1979 by The Columbia Bible College Alumni Association. (Marker Number 40-86.)
 
Location. 34° 0.443′ N, 81° 1.708′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Hampton Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located between Pickens Street and Henderson Street. 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. Original Site of Columbia College (a few steps from this marker); Wilson House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wilson Boyhood House (about 500 feet away); "Chesnut Cottage" (about 700 feet away); Original Site of Winthrop College
Columbia Bible College Marker seen along Hampton Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 12
2. Columbia Bible College Marker seen along Hampton Street
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Columbia Bible College, 1937-1960 / Westervelt Home, 1930 - 1937 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Former Site of Columbia Theological Seminary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hampton - Preston House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
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Columbia Bible College Marker, looking west near the intersection with Pickens Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 21, 2010
3. Columbia Bible College Marker, looking west near the intersection with Pickens Street
<i> Formerly Colonia Hotel, Columbia, S.C.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1930
4. Formerly Colonia Hotel, Columbia, S.C.
Here's an oddity: a postcard that was overprinted to reflect the change in ownership and repurposing of the building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 7, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 579 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 7, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on October 2, 2015. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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