Original Site of Winthrop College

Original Site of Winthrop College (HMINA)

Location: Columbia, SC 29201 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 0.587', W 81° 1.697'

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In 1886, chiefly through the efforts of D. B. Johnson, first superintendent of Columbia public schools, Winthrop Training School, later Winthrop College, was started here in a small brick building which had been the chapel of Columbia Theological Seminary. In 1936 this building was moved to the campus of Winthrop College, Rock Hill, S. C.
Marker Number40-5
Year Placed1938
Placed ByThe Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936
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Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 5:24pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 497388 N 3763241
Decimal Degrees34.00978333, -81.02828333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.587', W 81° 1.697'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 35.22" N, 81° 1' 41.82" W
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Area Code(s)704, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1601-1699 Henderson St, Columbia SC 29201, US
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