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Allen University Historic District
1530 Harden St., Columbia, SC (Map)

Arnette Hall Facade
 
 

Description: Allen University, established by the AME church following the Civil War, was probably the first fou... (more)

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Allen University Historic District
National Register
African American Influence

Year Built: 1888
Period: 1881-1949
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: Unknown
Historic Topics: Education, College, Black History, African-American, Religion, Civil War, Post-Bellum, African-American Education, A.M.E Church, Arnett Hall, Coppin Hall, Chappelle Administration Building, Right Reverend Benjamin W. Arnett, Reverend John C. Smart
Original Primary Use: College, Educational Related Housing
Present Use: Educational

Source: National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form; SC Department of Archives and History (digital images), Historic Columbia Foundation

Thematic Resource: Resources Associated with Segregation in Columbia, SC 1880-1960 (MPS048)

 
 

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