Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Early Country Homes

Marker ID: SCHM 40-39
Location: Corner of Forest Drive and Beltline Boulevard, Columbia, SC
County: Richland
Coordinates: N 34° 1.158    W 080° 59.379
  34.0193    -80.98965
Style: Free Standing **


In this malaria-free sandhill section were the antebellum summer homes of many Columbians: Quinine Hill (Dr. J. M. Taylor, Dr. James Davis); Hilltop (W. J. Taylor); Edgehill (B. F. Taylor); Laurel Hill (D. J. McCord); Cooper´s Hill (Thos. Cooper); Windy Hill (Langdon Cheves); Rose Hill (Arthur Middleton); Diamond Hill (Singleton, McDuffie, Hampton).