The North-South Streets in The City Of Columbia / Richardson Street

The North-South Streets in The City Of Columbia / Richardson Street (HM4M2)

Location: Columbia, SC 29201 Richland County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 0.075', W 81° 2.005'

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The North-South Streets in The City Of Columbia
The north-south streets, laid out in the two mile square of the orininal city of Columbia in 1786, were named (except for Assembly) for generals and officers who fought in the American Revolution. Most of these werenative Americans, but one was the Polish Count Pulaski.

Richardson Street
Columbia's chief business street, Main, was first named Richardson Street, for Richard Richardson (1704-1780). This Virginia native settled in present Clarendon County; served in the "Snow Campaign" of 1775; was commissioned Brigadier General in 1778; was a member of the Commons House of Assembly, the First and Second Provincial Congresses, and First General Assembly. Six S.C. Governors are amoung his descendants.
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HM NumberHM4M2
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Marker Number40-59
Year Placed1976
Placed ByColumbia Committee, National Society Colonial Dames Of America In The State Of S.C. A Richland County Bicentennial Project
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 11:59pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 496914 N 3762295
Decimal Degrees34.00125000, -81.03341667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.075', W 81° 2.005'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 4.50" N, 81° 2' 0.30" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)704, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1200-1256 U.S. 1, Columbia SC 29201, US
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