Washington Street

Washington Street (HMEDH)

Location: Columbia, SC 29201 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 0.237', W 81° 2.082'

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This street is named for George Washington, commander of the Continental Army throughout the Revolution, first President of the United States, and president of the 1787 Constitutional Convention. Early in his presidency, Washington toured the southern states. He visited South Carolina in 1791 and spent May 22-24 in the new capitol city, Columbia. While here, he attended a public dinner in the new State House.
Series This marker is part of the George Washington Slept Here series
Marker Number40-71
Year Placed1978
Placed ByRichland County Bicentennial Commission Sponsored By Rotary Club of Columbia
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 2:21pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 496795 N 3762594
Decimal Degrees34.00395000, -81.03470000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.237', W 81° 2.082'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 14.22" N, 81° 2' 4.92" W
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Area Code(s)704, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1200-1202 Washington St, Columbia SC 29201, US
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