SC-40-139 Westervelt Home, 1930-1937

Marker text: WESTERVELT HOME, 1930-1937
(Continued from other side)
The Westervelt Home, for children of Christian missionaries, was founded in Indiana in 1926 and moved to Columbia in 1929. Associated with Columbia Bible College, it was in the Hampton-Preston Mansion 1930-34 and the Robert Mills House 1934-37, then moved to Batesburg in 1937. The Hampton-Preston Mansion has been a house museum since 1970 and operated by Historic Columbia Foundation since 1972.
Erected by the Columbia International University Alumni Association, 2007

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