The State House of South Carolina

The State House of South Carolina (HM4J8)

Location: Columbia, SC 29201 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 0.042', W 81° 2.016'

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(Left Inscription)
Construction of this State House was begun in 1855 and continued uninterruptedly to February 17, 1865 when Sherman burned Columbia.
Work was resumed in 1867 and carried on irregularly to 1900.

(Right Inscription):
The architect of this State House was
John R. Niernsee
born in Vienna, Austria, May 27, 1823
Died in Columbia June 7, 1885
Buried in St. Peter's Churchyard

(National Historic Landmark Plaque):
The State House of
South Carolina

Has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States Of America
HM NumberHM4J8
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
Placed ByHeritage Conservation and Recreation Service, United States Department Of The Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 9:32pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 496897 N 3762234
Decimal Degrees34.00070000, -81.03360000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.042', W 81° 2.016'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 2.52" N, 81° 2' 0.96" W
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Area Code(s)704, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1156-1198 U.S. 1, Columbia SC 29201, US
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