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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  • So much to see and learn about the State Houses past and present. Beautiful artwork and architecture! Walk the grounds and visit the African American History Monument!  more »
  • The South Carolina Statehouse is beautiful inside and out. The outside has historical monuments located on all sides. You can walk around inside for free and there is a gift shop on the main floor.....  more »

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