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Monthly Archives: January 2012
The National Council for History Education and South Carolina State University have an event coming up that you won’t want to miss! South Carolina and the Civil Rights Struggle Conference February 23-24, 2012 Orangeburg, SC Conference Speakers Include: Abe Bartley, … Continue reading
COLUMBIA, SC – (January 30, 2012) – If you haven’t heard of The Palladium Society’s annual Chili Cook-Off, it’s an event you’ll want to put on your calendar for this February 25, 2012 from 5 pm – 8 pm. This … Continue reading
Now that the fourth and final phase of excavations at the Mann-Simons Site is coming to a close, Historic Columbia Foundation has had the honor of being featured in the news for this notable project. Below you’ll find quick-links to … Continue reading
Guest post by Jakob Crockett, Archaeologist at Historic Columbia Foundation The fourth and final phase of archaeological excavations at the Mann-Simons Site is complete. For three months, Joseph Johnson and I excavated 386 square feet on the southwest corner of … Continue reading
Do you have a passion for people and a penchant for history? Historic Columbia Foundation is seeking a Museum Shop Manager. This self-motivated individual will develop a purchasing plan and annual budget; will be responsible for maintaining stock appropriate to … Continue reading
On January 14, 1962 an article ran in The State newspaper with the following question appearing above the headline: “Will the home of Ainsley Hall Be Saved?” The article, entitled “A Merchant Prince and His Mansion 138 Years Ago” paints … Continue reading
In case you missed our Facebook post about our sweepstakes, see below for details. Just one day left to enter, prize value more than $150! To celebrate the launch of HCF’s 50th Anniversary behind-the-scenes tours, Historic Columbia Foundation has partnered … Continue reading
Thanks to Andy Burns and our friends at ABC Columbia for having us on their show on 1/6/2012 (video below and here). A few things we covered (with links): Upcoming VIP behind-the-scenes tours Early Columbia Lecture Series Second Sunday Strolls … Continue reading
Do you make a mean bowl of “Famously Hot” chili? Then enter The Palladium Society’s 14th Annual Chili Cook-Off! The Cook-Off will be held Saturday, February 25, 2012 from 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. at the Ellison Building (State Fairgrounds). … Continue reading
COLUMBIA, SC- (January 9, 2012) – The Arcade Mall on Main Street has an interesting basement area that once housed “Columbia Down Under,” a series of shops, bars and eateries that operated in the early 1970s. Historic Columbia Foundation is … Continue reading