Hampton - Preston House

Hampton - Preston House (HMIMP)

Location: Columbia, SC 29201 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 0.619', W 81° 1.764'

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Built about 1818 by Ainsley Hall. Purchased 1823 by Wade Hampton, I. Inherited by his daughter, Mrs. John S. Preston, 1863. Headquarters of Union Gen. J. A. Logan, 1865; residence of Gov. F. J. Moses 1872-74; Ursuline Convent 1887-90; College for Women 1890-1915; Chicora College for Women 1915-30. The gardens, developed during Hampton-Preston ownership, were adorned with work of Hiram Powers, sculptor.
Marker Number40-7
Year Placed1938
Placed ByThe Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 8:22am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 497285 N 3763300
Decimal Degrees34.01031667, -81.02940000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.619', W 81° 1.764'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 37.14" N, 81° 1' 45.84" W
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Area Code(s)704, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1613 Blanding St, Columbia SC 29201, US
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