Columbia Bible College, 1937-1960 / Westervelt Home, 1930 - 1937

Columbia Bible College, 1937-1960 / Westervelt Home, 1930 - 1937 (HMILS)

Location: Columbia, SC 29201 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 0.609', W 81° 1.764'

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Columbia Bible College
In 1937 Columbia Bible College (now Columbia International University) acquired the Ainsley Hall House, designed by Robert Mills. The students housed here were trained for Christian service around the world. in 1960 CBC moved to its present campus in north Columbia. The Robert Mills House has been operated as a house museum since 1967 by the Historic Columbia Foundation.

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Westervelt Home
The Westervelt Home, for children of Christian missionaries, was founded in Indiana in 1926 and moved to Columbia in 1929. Associated with Columbia Bible College, it was in the Hampton-Preston Mansion 1930-34 and the Robert Mills House 1934-37, then moved to Batesburg in 1937. The Hampton-Preston Mansion has been a house museum since 1970 and operated by Historic Columbia Foundation since 1972.
Marker Number40-139
Year Placed2007
Placed ByThe Columbia International University Alumni Association
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 2:36am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 497285 N 3763281
Decimal Degrees34.01015000, -81.02940000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.609', W 81° 1.764'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 36.54" N, 81° 1' 45.84" W
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Area Code(s)704, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1601-1613 Blanding St, Columbia SC 29201, US
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