Historic Markers Across South Carolina

St. Peter's Church and Ursuline Convent

Marker ID: SCHM 40-34
Location: 1529 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC
County: Richland
Coordinates: N 34° 00.323    W 081° 02.252
  34.00538333    -81.03753333
Style: Free Standing **


First church built 1824; present church 1906. In the churchyard is buried John R. Niernsee (1823-85), Major C. S. A.; architect of the State House. Ursuline convent located SE corner Main and Blanding streets 1858-65; Valle Crucis 1865-87; Hampton-Preston House 1887-90; erected here 1889.