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The Midlands and Upstate Sights

University of South Carolina

  • Educational Institution

Updated 09/28/2012

Fodor's Review

A highlight of the sprawling university is its original campus—the scenic, tree-lined streets.

Horseshoe. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Horseshoe dates to 1801and features fully-restored 19th century buildings, beautiful gardens, and century-old trees. Bull St. at Pendleton St., 29208. 800/922–9755. www.sc.edu/visitorcenter.

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Caroliniana Library. Explore the special collections on state history and genealogy at the South Caroliniana Library, established in 1840. Sumter St., 29208. 803/777–3131. library.sc.edu. Weekdays 8:30–5, Sat. 9–1.

McKissick Museum. The McKissick Museum has geology, gemstone, and folklife exhibits, as well as a fine display of silver. 816 Bull St., 29208. 803/777–7251. artsandsciences.sc.edu/mckissickmuseum. Free. Weekdays 8:30–5, Sat. 11–3.

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Sight Information

Address:

Sumter St., Columbia, South Carolina, 29208, United States

Phone:

803-777–0169

Updated 09/28/2012

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