Historic Markers Across South Carolina

University of South Carolina

Marker ID: SCHM I-1
Location: At Pendleton St and Bull St, Columbia, SC
County: Richland
Coordinates: N 33° 59.987    W 081° 01.656
  33.99978333    -81.0276
Style: Mounted **


Chartered 1801 as the S.C. College, opened January 10, 1805. Entire student body volunteered for confederate service 1861, soliders' hospital 1862-65, rechartered as U. of S.C. 1865. Radical control 1873-77, closed 1877-80. 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 (I-1)
Erected 1938 by the Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936


embedded into the brick wall at the University of South Carolina on Pendleton Street.