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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21Z5_african-american-heroes-of-the-371st-regiment_Columbia-SC.html
In tribute & honor to the gallant African American heroes of of the 371st Infantry Regiment 93rd Division "Colored" of World War I. They were South Carolinians sent into the bloody trenches of World War I. These brave black soldiers survived on…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1KEV_seaboard-air-line-railway-station-1_Columbia-SC.html
Camden and Cheraw will "in effect become suburbs of this city... through the construction of the new Seaboard Rail Line. The State May 10, 1900. The Blue Marlin occupies the former Seaboard Air Line Railway Station, which served passengers in Col…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1KEU_seaboard-air-line-railway-station-2_Columbia-SC.html
The new Seaboard Railway Station "will be a daisy."The State editorial, May 31, 1904 Completed in early summer 1904, the Seaboard Air-Line Railway Station (now the Blue Marlin) was built by J.P. Pettijohn and Co. of Lynchburg, Va. for $35,000, an…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1DPK_a-s-salley-house_Columbia-SC.html
(side 1)Alexander Samuel Salley 1871-1961), the historian described as a "walking encyclopedia" of S.C. history, lived here from 1910 until his death. Salley, born in Orangeburg County, was secretary of the S.C. Historical Society in Charleston 18…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1ADW_liberty-bell-reproduction_Columbia-SC.html
Dedicated to you, a free citizen in a free landThis reproduction of the Liberty Bell was presented to the people ofSouth Carolinaby direction ofThe Honorable John W. SnyderSecretary of the Treasuryas the inspirational symbol of theUnited States Sa…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1A65_cap-swanson-lunsford_Columbia-SC.html
Cap. Swanson Lunsford a native of Va. and for manyyears a resident of Columbia,Died August 7th, 1799.Aged about forty years.He was a member of Lee's Legionin the eventful period of 76.This humble tribute to hismemory has been placedby his only ch…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1A63_quoin-stones_Columbia-SC.html
The Quoin-Stones and basement corniceabove were crumbled "by the proximityof the fire from the adjacentOld State House"
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1A60_shermans-artillery_Columbia-SC.html
February 16, 1865 Sherman's Artillery,from the hills on the south side of theCongaree, got the range of the cityby firing on this building then underconstruction, registering six hits whichare separately marked by stars.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM19YB_wade-hampton_Columbia-SC.html
B. ca. 1751 - D. 1835Planter, Congressman,Soldier, served as:Col. Light Dragoonsin RevolutionMember S. C. GeneralAssembly, 1779-84Member Congress,1795-97, 1803-05U. S. Army, 1808-13,resigning as Maj. Gen. Erected, 1977S. C. SocietyU. S. Daughte…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM172S_visanska-starks-house_Columbia-SC.html
(Front text) This house, built after 1900, was originally a two-story frame residence with a projecting bay and wraparound porch; a fire in 1989 destroyed the second story. Barrett Visanska (1849-1932), a jeweler, bought the house in 1913. Visansk…
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