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University of South Carolina - Columbia SC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gpsblake
N 33° 59.987 W 081° 01.656
17S E 497451 N 3762132
Quick Description: University of South Carolina historical marker embedded into the brick wall at the University of South Carolina on Pendleton Street.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 3/22/2015 7:19:22 PM
Waymark Code: WMNJD1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
Views: 1

Long Description:
I have never seen a historical marker like this one, instead of it being on a pole, this one is embedded in the brick wall and is one of the original ones placed in Columbia in 1936 (number I-1). This is also unique because there is another marker in a different location several blocks away with the same wording except it does not have I-1 on the marker.
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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, soliders' 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 (I-1)
Erected 1938 by the Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936
Marker Name: University of South Carolina

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Other

Marker number: I-1

County: Richland

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