Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Last Home of Wade Hampton

Marker ID: SCHM 40-23
Location: Corner of Senate and Barnwell streets, Columbia, SC
County: Richland
Coordinates: N 34° 0.17    W 081° 1.381
  34.00283333    -81.02301666
Style: Free Standing **


Wade Hampton, III, born March 28, 1818, was commander of Hampton Legion, 1861, with rank of colonel; lieutenant general, C. S. A., 1865; governor of S. C. 1876-79; U. S. senator 1879-91. He died Apri111, 1902 in this house, given to him in 1899 by a grateful people.