"Commissioners' Oak"

"Commissioners' Oak" (HMV9M)

Location: Columbia, SC 29201 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 59.706', W 81° 1.872'

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In April 1786 Alexander Gillon, Henry Pendleton, Richard Winn, Richard Hampton, and Thomas Taylor, Commissioners appointed to lay out Columbia, are said to have met under an oak which grew near here. According to tradition the first court and jury in Richland County also met here.
HM NumberHMV9M
Marker Number40-3
Year Placed1974
Placed ByThe University of South Carolina
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 9:32pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 497118 N 3761613
Decimal Degrees33.99510000, -81.03120000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 59.706', W 81° 1.872'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 59' 42.36" N, 81° 1' 52.32" W
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Area Code(s)704, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701-771 Main St, Columbia SC 29201, US
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