Old State Fair Grounds (40-10)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 34° 00.704 W 081° 02.694
17S E 495854 N 3763457
Quick Description: This site was the location of the State Fair for many years.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 8/12/2010 1:12:22 PM
Waymark Code: WM9F78
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mvillian
Views: 4

Long Description:
This square is part of the tract where state fairs were held 1856-61, 1869-1903. The buildings, used 1861-65 for Confederate barracks and hospital, as well as nitre and mining bureau in charge of Joseph LeConte and James Woodrow, were burned by Union troops in 1865.

1938 by The Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936. (Marker Number 40-10.)
Marker Name: Old State Fair Grounds

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Historic Site

Marker number: 40-10

County: Richland

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