Gibbes Green - Columbia, South Carolina
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 33° 59.930 W 081° 01.584
17S E 497561 N 3762026
Marker on historic green on the campus of the University of South Carolina in Columbia.
Waymark Code: WMGQR3
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 04/01/2013
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
Views: 5

Text of historical marker:

Gibbes Green

Named for Maj. Wade Hampton Gibbes (1837-1903) prominent Columbian who owned much of theland to the east, Gibbes Green consisted of an area of land bounded by Pendleton, Bull, Pickens, and Greene Streets.  Acquired by S.C. College by 1838, the land was kept for many years as open space serving as playground, ball field, and park for several generations of Columbians.  Davis College, which opend in 1910, was the first building on Gibbes Green.

Marker Name: Gibbes Green

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Other

County: Richland

Marker number: Not listed

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