Site of Blanding House

Site of Blanding House (HMJ6N)

Location: Columbia, SC 29201 Richland County
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N 34° 0.538', W 81° 2.013'

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In this square stood the home of Colonel Abram Blanding (1776-1839) for whom this street was named. He was first principal, Columbia Male Academy 1798, a noted lawyer and philanthropist, ably served the state on Board of Public Works 1819-28. Financed and built city's first water works, 1820.
HM NumberHMJ6N
Marker Number40-16
Year Placed1938
Placed ByThe Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 3:56pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 496902 N 3763150
Decimal Degrees34.00896667, -81.03355000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.538', W 81° 2.013'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 32.28" N, 81° 2' 0.78" W
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Area Code(s)704, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1329 Blanding St, Columbia SC 29201, US
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