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Category Archives: 50th Anniversary of Historic Columbia Foundation
For more than 50 years, Historic Columbia Foundation has nurtured, supported and protected the historical and cultural heritage of Columbia and its environs through programs of advocacy, education and preservation. To commemorate the yearlong celebration of its 50th anniversary, the … Continue reading
Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate with us on November 9 at our 50th Birthday Celebration! The event raised $50,000 for Historic Columbia Foundation to continue our mission to nurture, support and protect the historical and cultural … Continue reading
Preservation Matters: Columbia, SC | Planning for the Next Fifty Years: Historic Preservation in Columbia & Richland County, 2012-2062
When Historic Columbia Foundation was established in 1961 the world was a different place. While sounding trite, that statement nonetheless rings true, perhaps in no way more so than in the arena of historic preservation. Consider this. When concerned citizens … Continue reading
Historic Columbia Foundation’s 50th Anniversary Year Concludes with Birthday Celebration at Robert Mills House
Historic Columbia Foundation caps off its 50th anniversary year with a Birthday Celebration at the Robert Mills House and Gardens on Friday, November 9 at 7 p.m. This event wraps up the Foundation’s year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary, which began in … Continue reading
Historic Columbia Foundation’s Famously hot Behind the Scenes Tours Return with Two New Tours Announced!
As part of the Historic Columbia Foundation’s 50th Anniversary, the organization’s popular behind-the-scenes tours return this fall with two exclusive tour options in September and October. Tours are sponsored by 2nd Wind Heating & Air Conditioning and are offered on … Continue reading
In honor of our 50th Anniversary as an organization, Historic Columbia Foundation is pleased to offer a three-part Lecture Series on the history of Columbia, South Carolina. We invite you to join us for Part III of the Early Columbia … Continue reading
Preservation Matters: Columbia, SC | Rehabilitated Historic Structure Becomes Incubator for Scholarship
For almost two decades the modest three-room building at 2025 ½ Marion Street stood vacant. A curiosity for some passersby who pondered its past, it was a target of derision for others skeptical of its future. Outside, a cockeyed chimney … Continue reading
As the Foundation continues it’s 50th Anniversary Year, we want to give you a closer look into our collection. Historic Columbia Foundation maintains a permanent collection of more than 6,500 historic artifacts. The collections span the 18th, 19th and early … Continue reading
Big thanks to our friends at The State newspaper for featuring last night’s look back at Columbia’s Preservation efforts from the last 50 years and the 2012 Preservation Award Winners. Read the online article here. For more information about the 2012 … Continue reading
Historic Columbia Foundation Recognizes 2012 Preservation Matters Award Recipients At Special Reception on May 24, 2012; Reflections on Past Award Recipients Also Included in Festivities
Columbia, SC (May 15, 2012) – For decades Historic Columbia Foundation has joined other preservation advocacy organizations in celebrating National Historic Preservation Month each spring. This May will be an especially exciting time for the Foundation, as their 50th Anniversary … Continue reading