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

Early Country Homes

 
 
Early Country Homes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 27, 2010
1. Early Country Homes Marker
Inscription. In this malaria-free sandhill section were the antebellum summer homes of many Columbians: Quinine Hill (Dr. J. M. Taylor, Dr. James Davis); Hilltop (W. J. Taylor); Edgehill (B. F. Taylor); Laurel Hill (D. J. McCord); Cooper's Hill (Thos. Cooper); Windy Hill (Langdon Cheves); Rose Hill (Arthur Middleton); Diamond Hill (Singleton, McDuffie, Hampton).
 
Erected 1938 by The Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936. (Marker Number 40-39.)
 
Location. 34° 1.158′ N, 80° 59.379′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is at the intersection of Forest Drive (State Highway 12) and North Beltline Blvd (State Highway 16), on the right when traveling west on Forest Drive. Touch for map. Located in the Forest Acres Community of Columbia. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29204, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Diamond Hill (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bethel Methodist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); South Carolina Female Collegiate Institute (approx. 1.3 miles away); Paul R. Redfern
Early Country Homes Marker, at the intersection Forest Drive and North Beltline Blvd image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 27, 2010
2. Early Country Homes Marker, at the intersection Forest Drive and North Beltline Blvd
(approx. 1.5 miles away); Fisher's Mill on Gill Creek (approx. 1.5 miles away); Redfern Field / Paul R. Redfern (approx. 1.5 miles away); Early Columbia Racetrack (approx. 1.6 miles away); Heidt - Russell House / Edwin R. Russell (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 30, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 789 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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