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Interesting Location

We sought out this site because we are history lovers. It was inconspicuous and if you blink you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alicia_JA
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Chicago
Liked the monument

I like how this monument is in a neighborhood and is a nice surprise if you don't live in this... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
kurokitty
,
Atlanta, Georgia
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“civil war” (4 reviews)
“sherman” (4 reviews)
“union” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
River Drive, Columbia, SC 29201
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sought out this site because we are history lovers. It was inconspicuous and if you blink you would miss it. The site is marked by a large stone monument next to a church.

Thank Alicia_JA
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

I like how this monument is in a neighborhood and is a nice surprise if you don't live in this area. Even though there's not a lot of explanation, you can feel the history that was made at this place. In Atlanta where I live,...More

Thank kurokitty
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Monument here is very small and in many ways disappointedly lame. Single rock with little to no interpretation. Given the spectre of Sherman still present in Columbia one would think there might actually be a more developed interpretation of what happened and why. But no......More

1  Thank qayaq
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

In fact Columbia, despite its historic role in the Civil War, lacks a cohesive interpretation of its role. We just happened across the cannon ball shots on the Capitol. Just happened to stay at a hotel on the site where Sherman repeatedly stayed. Yet, there...More

Thank josephlwagner
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I'm disappointed in the negative reviews. This local landmark, located in the historic Earlewood neighborhood, is just off of North Main St, just minutes away from downtown. You have to park somewhere along the street, which is not hard to do, and it will take...More

4  Thank Eastwardgypsy
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

This is for those who are truly into history. This memorializes a low point in Columbia's history and the monument reflects this fact. I have lived in Columbia for over thirty five years and dah to hunt to find is spot. If you are driving...More

1  Thank jeoiwo
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Reviewed 12 February 2015

This is a nice monument to show where the surrender took place during the Civil War. However, there is no parking or any other info on site about it. And not really in the best of neighborhoods.

Thank Beth A
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Reviewed 10 December 2014 via mobile

Don't waste your time! It is very difficult to find and not worth even looking! I had to stop and ask locals where it was and out of 10 only 1 knew but still gave me wrong directions....

Thank Jody D
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Reviewed 1 March 2014

It took us nearly 40 minutes to find this poorly marked slab of granite, and once there... Well there were NO FACILITIES to speak of. Not even a gift shop. No wonder this state is broke. Anyway, some restrooms would have at least been nice,...More

3  Thank HistoryBluff3
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Reviewed 26 June 2013 via mobile

If you truly want to learn about this battle then go to Riverbanks Zoo. Enter the walking path on the botanical gardens side and find the small cabin. There you can learn a great deal. Also visit my friends at the Relic Room just below...More

12  Thank Brian H
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