Historic Markers Across South Carolina



South Carolina State Hospital



Marker ID: SCHM 40-28
Location: Hospital grounds, Bull Street and Elmwood Avenue, Columbia, SC
County: Richland
Coordinates: N 34° 0.896    W 081° 2.038
  34.01493333    -81.03396666
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

Institution authorized 1821 by General Assembly, mainly through the work of two members, Samuel Farrow and William Crafts, Jr. The original building, on right designed by Robert Mills, shows a pioneer grasp of the ideas of humanitarian treatment.