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The countdown has begun to this year’s famously hot event (2.23.2013)! We are five days away from The Palladium Society’s 15th Annual Chili Cook-Off and we want you to join in on the fun. This fun-filled evening is an event that will excite the … Continue reading
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and Historic Columbia Foundation is one romantic hotspot! Whether you areplanning a proposal, looking for a special Valentine’s Day gift or looking for a romantic activity, think HCF! Shop at the Gift Shop at Robert Mills for the … Continue reading
Historic Columbia Foundation is pleased to premier a new walking tour of the Waverly Neighborhood on Sunday, February 10 at 2 pm. The Waverly walking tour is the newest tour in Historic Columbia Foundation’s monthly Second Sunday Stroll series, as well as the newest … Continue reading
Historic Columbia Foundation’s Behind-the-Scenes Tour Series Returns with Tour of Bull Street Campus and SC State Asylum Building
Due to the overwhelming success of this fall’s Behind-the-Scenes Tour Series, Historic Columbia Foundation is offering another tour of the Bull Street Campus and South Carolina State Asylum Building. Tours are sponsored by 2nd Wind Heating & Air Conditioning; Air … Continue reading
The State newspaper’s Jeff Wilkinson highlighted the recent renovations of Main Street’s Brennen Building in today’s (11.29.12) paper. “The Brennen Building – the oldest building on Columbia’s Main Street, reportedly built circa 1870, and home to the legendary Capitol Cafe … 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
Historic Columbia Foundation Offers Guided Walking Tour of Heathwood Neighborhood on Sunday, November 11 at 2 p.m.
Historic Columbia Foundation’s “Second Sunday Strolls” monthly walking tours continue with a guided tour of the historic HeathwoodNeighborhood on Sunday, November 11. Columbia’s Heathwood neighborhood derives its name from Moses Chappell Heath, who established the community east of the city … 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
In this week’s Free Times, HCF Executive Director Robin Waites shares Historic Columbia’s list of the top 10 local landmarks that are eligible for the City of Columbia’s local landmark designation. Read the full story here, and view our entire list … Continue reading
For the last five years, Historic Columbia Foundation has offered a FREE Scarecrows in the Garden Exhibit. This year the Hampton-Preston Mansion hosts more than 30 uniquely-crafted scarecrows from area businesses, schools, families and organizations. The family-friendly exhibit has been … Continue reading