Historic Markers Across South Carolina



East-West Streets



Marker ID: SCHM 40-60
Location: State House grounds at Gervais Street, Columbia, SC
County: Richland
Coordinates: N 34° 0.07    W 081° 2.022
  34.001166    -81.033699
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

The streets of Columbia running from east to west (with a few exceptions) were named for products in the state´s economy, for the two Taylor plantations on which the new capital was located, and for prominent individuals such as Gervais, author of the bill establishing Columbia as capital.

Erected by The lions Club of Columbia, a Richland County Bicentennial Project


Notes:

Two sided - Gervais Street