South Carolina State College Historic District

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South Carolina State College Historic District
South Carolina State College Historic District is located in South Carolina
South Carolina State College Historic District
Location 300 College St., Orangeburg, South Carolina
Coordinates 33°29′46″N 80°51′11″W / 33.49611°N 80.85306°W / 33.49611; -80.85306Coordinates: 33°29′46″N 80°51′11″W / 33.49611°N 80.85306°W / 33.49611; -80.85306
Area 15 acres (6.1 ha)
Built 1949 (1949)
Architectural style International Style
Governing body State
MPS Civil Rights Movement in Orangeburg County MPS
NRHP Reference # 96001024[1]
Added to NRHP June 19, 1997

South Carolina State College Historic District is a national historic district located on the campus of South Carolina State University at Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, South Carolina. The district encompasses 10 contributing buildings, 1 contributing site, and 1 contributing object at the core of the historically black university. They were constructed between 1917 and 1950, and include a variety of architectural styles including Classical Revival and International Style. Notable buildings include the separately listed Hodge Hall and Lowman Hall, along with Home Management House, Mechanical Industries Hall, and Wilkinson Hall.[2][3] Also on the campus, but located outside the district, is Dukes Gymnasium.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ J. Tracy Power, Andrew Chandler, and Barbara Williams Jenkins (August 1996). "South Carolina State College Historic District" (pdf). South Carolina Inventory Form for Historic Districts and Individual Properties in a Multiple Property Submission. Retrieved July 2014. 
  3. ^ "South Carolina State College Historic District, Orangeburg County (300 College St., Orangeburg)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved July 2014.  and accompanying map