Old State Fair Grounds

Old State Fair Grounds (HMINB)

Location: Columbia, SC 29201 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 0.707', W 81° 2.691'

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This square is part of the tract where state fairs were held 1856-61, 1869-1903. The buildings, used 1861-65 for Confederate barracks and hospital, as well as nitre and mining bureau in charge of Joseph LeConte and James Woodrow, were burned by Union troops in 1865.
Marker Number40-10
Year Placed1938
Placed ByThe Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 2:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 495858 N 3763463
Decimal Degrees34.01178333, -81.04485000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.707', W 81° 2.691'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 42.42" N, 81° 2' 41.46" W
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Area Code(s)704, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 815 Elmwood Ave, Columbia SC 29201, US
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