Columbia, South Carolina: A History (Brief History) by Alexia Jones Helsley

By Alexia Jones Helsley

Columbia sits on hills overlooking the Congaree, Saluda and huge Rivers. The identify conjures up sanctuary and the yankee spirit. Its crucial position within the kingdom makes it the assembly position of the Upstate and the Lowcountry. The all-American urban sprang from desolate tract, body constructions and unpaved streets and valiantly answered to the demanding situations of switch. the town was once created by way of the legislature to be the capital and displays the �ambitions and fortunes� of South Carolina. Columbia is a various urban that serves as an instructional incubator, a magnet for immigrants, an army heart and a spot to have fun the humanities. persist with writer Alexia Jones Helsley as she weaves jointly the strands of Columbia�s lengthy and eventful past.

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