South Carolina State House, Columbia

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Government Building · Architectural Building
The South Carolina State House is the building housing the government of the U.S. state of South Carolina, which includes the South Carolina General Assembly and the offices of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina. Located in the capital city of Columbia near the corner of Gervais and Assembly Streets, the building also housed the Supreme Court until 1971.
The State House is in the Classical Revival style; it is approximately 180 feet (55 m) tall, 300 feet (91 m) long, 100 feet (30 m) wide. It weighs more than 70,000 short tons (64,000 t) and has 130,673 square feet (12,140 m2) of space.

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  • Walk around this majestic state capital for glorious trees and monuments including the African American monument from 2001. It is a beautiful. Storm Thurmond is there as is the Confederate soldier.  more »
  • Beautiful grounds with some interesting statutes and monuments. Worth a quick visit if you are town.  more »

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