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Site of Columbia Female Academy (40-20)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 34° 00.299 W 081° 01.914
17S E 497054 N 3762708
Quick Description: This was the location of a school from 1820 to 1915.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 6/21/2010 6:27:07 AM
Waymark Code: WM936Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 3

Long Description:
Authorized by legislature 1792, the Columbia Female Academy was located here from about 1820 to 1883, when this property was leased to Columbia Public School Commissioners, two of whom still represent the Academy Board. The remodeled academy became the first Columbia High School, in use until 1915.

1938 by The Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936. (Marker Number 40-20.)
Marker Name: Site of Columbia Female Academy

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Historic Site

Marker number: 40-20

County: Richland

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