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Site of Parade Ground - Univ. of South Carolina - Columbia SC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gpsblake
N 33° 59.787 W 081° 01.714
17S E 497361 N 3761762
Quick Description: Historical marker on the grounds of the University of South Carolina, Columbia SC
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 3/22/2015 7:29:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMNJD3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
Views: 1

Long Description:
A South Carolina historical marker that sits by a reflecting pool right in the middle of the University of South Carolina campus

wording of the text


During Federal military occupation of South Carolina 1865-1877, this square was part of the parade ground used by United States troops. The barracks were located on this and adjacent squares.

Erected 1938 by The Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936.
(number 2 with a circle around it)
Marker Name: Site of Parade Ground

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Historic Site

Marker number: 2

County: Richland

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