Historic Markers Across South Carolina



University of South Carolina



Marker ID: SCHM 40-27
Location: Sumter Street, entrance to USC Horseshoe, Columbia, SC
County: Richland
Coordinates: N 33° 59.857    W 081° 1.798
  33.99761666    -81.02996666
Style: Free Standing **
 



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Chartered 1801 as the S. C. College, opened January 10, 1805. Entire student body volunteered for Confederate service 1861. Soldiers´ hospital 1862 - 65. Rechartered as U. of S. C. 1865. Radical control 1873 - 77. Closed 1877 - 1880. College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts 1880 - 82. S. C. College 1882 - 87. U. of S. C. 1887 - 90. S. C. College 1890 - 1905. U. of S. C. 1906. Faithful index to the ambitions and fortunes of the state


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