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University of South Carolina - Columbia, South Carolina
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 33° 59.872 W 081° 01.802
17S E 497226 N 3761919
Quick Description: Marker giving brief history of the University of South Carolina.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 4/6/2013 6:25:15 PM
Waymark Code: WMGT0N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 4

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University of South Carolina

 Chartered 1801 as the S.C. College.  Opened January 10, 1805.  Entire student body volunteered for Confederate service 1861. Soldiers' hospital 1862-65.  Rechartered as U. of S.C. 1865.  Radical control 1873-77.  Closed 1877-80.  College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts 1880-82.  S.C. college 1882-87.  U. of S.C. 1887-90.  S.C. College 1890-1905.  U. of S.C. 1906

Faithful index to the ambitions and fortunes of the state.

Marker Name: University of South Carolina

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Other

County: Richland

Marker number: Not listed

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