Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Hampton-Preston House



Marker ID: SCHM 40-7
Location: 1600 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC
County: Richland
Coordinates: N 34° 0.619    W 081° 1.765
  34.01031666    -81.02941666
Style: Free Standing **
 



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1823 by Wade Hampton, I. Inherited by his " daughter, Mrs. John S. Preston, 1863. Headquarters of Union General J. A. Logan, 1865; residence of Gov. F. J. Moses 1872-74; Ursuline Convent 1887-90; College for Women 1890 - 1915; Chicora College for Women 1915 - 30. The gardens, developed during Hampton Preston ownership, were adorned with work of Hiram Powers, sculptor.