Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Site of Carolina Hall



Marker ID: SCHM 40-19
Location: Sumter Street, between Hampton and Washing­ton streets, Columbia, SC
County: Richland
Coordinates:   
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

After red shirt campaign of 1876 Wade Hampton was inaugurated governor of South Carolina at Carolina Hall, which stood in the center of this square. During the dual government that followed, the Democratic House of Representatives (Wallace House) met here until the Hampton administration gained possession of the State House.