Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Harden Street

Marker ID: SCHM 40-91
Location: Gervais Street at Harden Street, Columbia, SC
County: Richland
Coordinates: N 34° 0.327    W 081° 1.152
  34.00545    -81.0192
Style: Free Standing **


Gervais Street at Harden Street, Columbia This street was named for William Harden, a native South Carolinian. In 1776 he was given command of Ft. Lyttleton near Beaufort by the Second Provincial Congress of which he was a member. In 1781, serving as colonel under Francis Marion, he commanded patriot forces who captured British troops both at Four Holes and Ft. Balfour at Pocotaligo. He died in 1785 while senator from Prince William´s Parish, Beaufort District.

Erected by Richland County Bicentennial Commission. Sponsored by Sears, Roebuck and Company - 1978