Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Location. 33° 59.886′ N, 81° 1.657′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker can be reached from Sumter Street when traveling north. Touch for map. Located University South Carolina Campus in the "Horseshoe" southside; entrance from Sumter Street. 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. A different marker also named Rutledge College (here, next to this marker); Site of Original President's House 1807 President's House (within shouting distance of this marker); Gibbes Green (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); McCutchen House (about 400 feet away); Site where James Dickey Wrote Deliverance (about 400 feet away); Legare College (about 500 feet away); Mexican Border and World War Memorial (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
Regarding Rutledge College. National Register of Historic Places:
Old Campus District, University of South Carolina (added 1970 - - #70000596)
Robert Mills, the nation's first federal architect and the designer of the Washington Monument, greatly influenced the architecture of South Carolina College. Mills was involved in the design of Rutledge, South Caroliniana Library, and Maxcy Monument in the center of the Horseshoe, named for the first president of the South Carolina College, Jonathan Maxcy.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 16, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 16, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.