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

The Gonzales Fountain

 
 
The Gonzales Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2011
1. The Gonzales Fountain Marker
Inscription.
The Fountain was Given
to the People of South Carolina
In Honor of
William Elliott Gonzales
1866 - 1937
A Founder and Editor of
The State

 
Location. 34° 0.534′ N, 81° 2.598′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker can be reached from Richland Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lord John Berkeley (here, next to this marker); Lord Ashley (a few steps from this marker); Earl of Clarendon (a few steps from this marker); Sir George Carteret (a few steps from this marker); Sir John Colleton (a few steps from this marker); Duke of Albemarle (a few steps from this marker); Lord William Craven (a few steps from this marker); Sir William Berkeley (within shouting distance of this marker); Boylston House & Boxwood Gardens (within shouting distance of this marker); The Figure Eight in South Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Regarding The Gonzales Fountain. Around the marker are eight smaller plaques dedicated to the eight Lords Proprietors who governed South
The Gonzales Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2011
2. The Gonzales Fountain Marker
Carolina during her early colonial days.
 
Also see . . .  William Elliot Gonzales. William Elliot Gonzalez (1866 - October 20, 1937) was the United States Ambassador to Cuba from 1913 to 1919 and the United States Ambassador to Peru from 1919 to 1921. (Submitted on December 26, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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The Gonzales Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2011
3. The Gonzales Fountain
The Gonzales Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2011
4. The Gonzales Fountain
The Gonzales Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2011
5. The Gonzales Fountain
The Gonzales Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2011
6. The Gonzales Fountain Marker
William Elliott Gonzales<br>1866-1937 image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott
7. William Elliott Gonzales
1866-1937
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 484 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on December 26, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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