Original Site of Columbia College

Original Site of Columbia College (HMJ5E)

Location: Columbia, SC 29201 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 0.445', W 81° 1.701'

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This land was purchased in 1854 by the South Carolina Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church as the site of Columbia Female College, Chartered by S. C. General Assembly Dec. 21, 1854. Classes were held from 1859 to 1865. The college survived the burning of Columbia and was reopened in 1873. In 1905, the school was moved to its present site as the Columbia College.
HM NumberHMJ5E
Marker Number40-52
Year Placed1979
Placed ByColumbia College Alumnae Association, replacing a marker erected by the same association in 1969
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 9:46pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 497382 N 3762978
Decimal Degrees34.00741667, -81.02835000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.445', W 81° 1.701'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 26.70" N, 81° 1' 42.06" W
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Area Code(s)704, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1616-1698 Hampton St, Columbia SC 29201, US
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