Rutledge College

Rutledge College (HM16JZ)

Location: Columbia, SC 29208 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 59.886', W 81° 1.657'

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Rutledge College was the first first building to be erected atSouth Carolina College. At that time it served as Residence Hall, Lecture Hall, Chapel, Library, Faculty Housing andLaboratory. Rutledge College was named for John and Edward Rutledge, both Governors of South Carolina. In 1855the building was destroyed by fire and rebuilt immediately.After the Civil War the east wing was used as quarters bythe Federal Military commander of the Columbia District.During that time the Columbia Post Office and the Office ofthe State Treasurer were in the west wing and the House of Representatives met in the chapel. Today RutledgeCollege is used as a chapel and a residence hall andhouses the Department of Religious Studies.
HM NumberHM16JZ
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 5:34pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 497449 N 3761945
Decimal Degrees33.99810000, -81.02761667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 59.886', W 81° 1.657'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 59' 53.16" N, 81° 1' 39.42" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1421-1499 Greene St, Columbia SC 29208, US
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