Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Original Site of Columbia College
Erected 1979 by Columbia College Alumnae Association, replacing a marker erected by the same association in 1969. (Marker Number 40-52.)
Location. 34° 0.445′ N, 81° 1.701′ 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 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. Columbia Bible 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, 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.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Lucile Ellerbe Godbold Marker
Also see . . . Columbia College History. The decision to establish the College was a bold and progressive move by the Church in an era in which the subject of female education was being hotly debated.... (Submitted on March 18, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
1. Ludy Bowl
The Ludy Bowl, a football game pitting the seniors and freshmen against the juniors and sophomores, is the much anticipated highlight of Columbia College's Homecoming Weekend. The first Ludy Bowl was held in 1955 to honor Miss Lucille Godbold, a gold medalist in the 1922 Olympics, and a much-loved professor and supporter of Columbia College. See Lucile Ellerbe Godbold marker.
— Submitted March 23, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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