Site of Columbia Male Academy

Site of Columbia Male Academy (HMJ3D)

Location: Columbia, SC 29201 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 0.681', W 81° 1.84'

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Trustees appointed by legislature 1792 were incorporated 1795 and served as trustees for male and female academies. School located here 1827 on land given by Gov. John Taylor. Though publicly endowed, the school was conducted as a private academy until 1883 when it was merged with public school system. Hugh S. Thompson, Governor of S. C. 1882-86, was principal of male academy 1865-80.
HM NumberHMJ3D
Marker Number40-8
Year Placed1938
Placed ByThe Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 10:29am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 497168 N 3763414
Decimal Degrees34.01135000, -81.03066667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.681', W 81° 1.84'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 40.86" N, 81° 1' 50.40" W
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Area Code(s)704, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1811 Pickens St, Columbia SC 29201, US
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