The Old Campus District, University of South Carolina, is a historic district centered on The Horseshoe on the main campus of the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina. On June 5, 1970, it was listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
National Registry listing
- Old Campus District, University of South Carolina
- (added 1970 - District - #70000596)
- Bounded by Pendleton, Sumter, Pickens, and Green(e) Sts., Columbia
- Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
- Architect, builder, or engineer: Mills, Robert, et al.
- Architectural Style: Early Republic
- Area of Significance: Architecture, Education
- Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1825–1849, 1850–1874
- Owner: State (of South Carolina)
- Historic Function: Education, Recreation And Culture
- Historic Sub-function: College, Monument/Marker (Maxcy Monument)
- Current Function: Education, Recreation And Culture
- Current Sub-function: College, Monument/Marker (Maxcy Monument)
Historic pictorial map
View of the Horseshoe in 1850 from College Street, looking east
An 1872 illustration of the Horseshoe, USC's original campus.
- Historical Photos of USC Buildings and Grounds at the University of South Carolina Library's Digital Collections Page]
- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) No. SC-13-11, "University of South Carolina, Library, South Sumter Street, Columbia, Richland County, SC", 10 photos, 13 measured drawings, 4 data pages
- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) No. SC-110, "University of South Carolina, President's House, Sumter Street, Columbia, Richland County, SC", 2 photos
Coordinates: 33°59′54″N 81°01′43″W / 33.99833°N 81.02861°W