Early Columbia Racetrack

Early Columbia Racetrack (HMK6C)

Location: Columbia, SC 29205 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 59.874', W 80° 59.946'

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From early days horse racing was a favorite sport in Columbia and many famous horses were bred on neighboring plantations. Columbia Jockey Club was organized by Col. Wade Hampton II and Col. Richard Singleton in 1828. Congaree Race Course was located 300 yards north on present Epworth Orphanage property.
HM NumberHMK6C
Marker Number40-48
Year Placed1938
Placed ByThe Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936
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Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 5:29am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 500083 N 3761923
Decimal Degrees33.99790000, -80.99910000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 59.874', W 80° 59.946'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 59' 52.44" N, 80° 59' 56.76" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2925-2999 US-76 Connector, Columbia SC 29205, US
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