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Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Huger Street

 
 
Huger Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Huger Street Marker
Inscription. This street was named for Brig. Gen. Isaac Huger, who fought in the Cherokee War of 1760 and during the American Revolution at Stono, Savannah, Siege of Charlestown, Guilford Court House, Hobkirk Hill. Born 1743 at Limerick Plantation in the parish of St. John's Berkeley, Huger was in the Commons House of Assembly and the First Provincial Congress, and later in the S. C. Senate and House of Representatives. He died in 1797.
 
Erected 1977 by the Richland County Bicentennial Commission; Sponsored by W. O. Blackstone and Co., Inc. (Marker Number 40-64.)
 
Location. 33° 59.851′ N, 81° 2.707′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is at the intersection of Gervais Street (U.S. 1/378) and Huger Street (U.S. 321), on the right when traveling east on Gervais Street. Touch for map. 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. Confederate Printing Plant (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Williams Street / Gist Street (about 600 feet away); Doolittle Raiders (about 600 feet away); State Dispensary Warehouse
Huger Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 28, 2010
2. Huger Street Marker
(about 700 feet away); Joseph D. Sapp Memorial Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Columbia Canal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harnessing Water Power (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gervais Street Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Also see . . .
1. General Isaac Huger. 1742 - 1797 - Cherokee War Patriot, Revolutionary War Patriot (Submitted on March 28, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. U.S. Department of Justice- US Marshals Service. Isaac Huger, the first Marshal of South Carolina. (Submitted on March 28, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

3. Isaac Huger , Wikipedia entry. While serving as a representative for the parishes of St. Philip and St. Michael in the First Provincial Congress of South Carolina, Huger was appointed a lieutenant colonel in the South Carolina militia (Submitted on March 28, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsRoads & VehiclesWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian
 
Huger Street Marker looking east at Gervais Street (US 1, US 378) intersection image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 28, 2010
3. Huger Street Marker looking east at Gervais Street (US 1, US 378) intersection
Isaac Huger image. Click for full size.
By US Marshals Service
4. Isaac Huger
Huger served as Marshal for almost four years
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,353 times since then and 130 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 29, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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