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Last Home of Wade Hampton

 
 
Last Home of Wade Hampton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Last Home of Wade Hampton Marker
Inscription. Wade Hampton, III, born March 28, 1818, was commander of Hampton Legion, 1861, with rank of Colonel; Lieutenant General, C. S. A., 1865; Governor of S. C. 1876-79; U. S. Senator 1879-91. He died April 11, 1902 in this house, given to him in 1899 by a grateful people.
 
Erected 1938 by The Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936. (Marker Number 40-23.)
 
Location. 34° 0.17′ N, 81° 1.381′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Senate Street near Barnwell Street, on the right when traveling east. 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. Barnwell Street (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gregg Street (about 600 feet away); Wesley Methodist Church (about 700 feet away); Henderson Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cain- Matthews- Tompkins House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sherman's Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); A.S. Salley House (approx. mile away); Horry-Guignard House (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Also see . . .  From Wikipedia, Wade Hampton III. Although
Last Home of Wade Hampton Marker, along Senate Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 28, 2010
2. Last Home of Wade Hampton Marker, along Senate Street
his views were conservative concerning the issues of secession and slavery, and he had opposed the division of the Union as a legislator, at the start of the Civil War, Hampton was loyal to his home state.... (Submitted on April 7, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
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Last Home of Wade Hampton Marker, near the corner of Senate and Barnwell Streets image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 28, 2010
3. Last Home of Wade Hampton Marker, near the corner of Senate and Barnwell Streets
Wade Hampton III image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
4. Wade Hampton III
On site today, an Apartment building image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 28, 2010
5. On site today, an Apartment building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 7, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 831 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 7, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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