President's House

President's House (HM16IQ)

Location: Columbia, SC 29208 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 59.872', W 81° 1.695'

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(University of South Carolina)

— 1810 —

This building replaced the first faculty residenceon campus which was destroyed by fire in 1854.Designed by P.H. Hammarskold, the presidents house introduced the Regency Style of Architecture toColumbia. It served as a faculty residence untilthe 1940's when it was converted to a woman'sresidence hall. At that time it was named forG.A. Wauchope. composer of the university'salma mater. In 1952 it was converted to a single dwelling to become the official president's house.
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 4:31pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 497391 N 3761919
Decimal Degrees33.99786667, -81.02825000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 59.872', W 81° 1.695'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 59' 52.32" N, 81° 1' 41.70" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1323 Greene St, Columbia SC 29208, US
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