Site of Gibbes House

Site of Gibbes House (HMNT2)

Location: Columbia, SC 29201 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 0.361', W 81° 1.986'

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On this corner stood the home of Dr. Robert W. Gibbes (1809-66) distinguished physician, scientist, historian, editor, antiquarian; Surgeon General of South Carolina 1861-65. The house with his notable library, art treasures and scientific collections was burned by Union troops February 17, 1865.
HM NumberHMNT2
Marker Number40-18
Year Placed1938
Placed ByThe Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 11:40pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 496943 N 3762823
Decimal Degrees34.00601667, -81.03310000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.361', W 81° 1.986'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 21.66" N, 81° 1' 59.16" W
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Area Code(s)704, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1301-1399 Hampton St, Columbia SC 29201, US
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