Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Site of Parade Ground

Marker ID: SCHM 40-2
Location: Greene Street in front of Thomas Cooper Library, USC, Columbia, SC
County: Richland
Coordinates: N 33° 59.787    W 081° 01.714
  33.99645    -81.02856666
Style: Free Standing **


During Federal military occupation of South Carolina 1865-1877, this square was part of the parade ground used by United States troops. The barracks were located on this and adjacent squares.