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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
Do you know the history and stories of Columbia’s most popular downtown sites? Join Historic Columbia Foundation for the Second Sunday Roll: Heart of Columbia Bus Tour on Sunday, October 14 at 2 p.m. and enjoy informative and entertaining stories about the Palmetto State’s capital. This … Continue reading
Preservation Matters: Columbia, SC | Seeing Green: The Social, Economic and Environmental Impact of an Expanded Urban Greenway
Recognizing recurring themes, interests and initiatives over the course of long periods of time often proves ironic for professional historians and history enthusiasts alike. Perhaps more important is the realization that something endorsed during a bygone era may nonetheless retains … Continue reading
The second Sunday of every month Historic Columbia Foundation offers a “Second Sunday Stroll” through one of the city’s historic neighborhoods. This month, visitors enjoyed a leisurely stroll around the Old Shandon neighborhood. Check out The State newspaper’s feature online … Continue reading
Historic Columbia Foundation Offers Guided Walking Tour of Old Shandon Neighborhood on Sunday, August 12 at 2 p.m.
Do you know the history of Old Shandon in Columbia, South Carolina? Covering approximately 37 acres, this district features 42 buildings of architectural merit representative of housing styles and forms popular from 1893 through the 1940s. Early suburban life in this Columbia neighborhood proved a … Continue reading
Historic Columbia Foundation Offers Guided Walking Tour of Arsenal Hill Neighborhood on Sunday, June 10 at 2 p.m.
COLUMBIA, SC (May 24, 2012) – Do you know the history of the Arsenal Hill neighborhood in Columbia, South Carolina? Named for the military academy established here in 1842, Arsenal Hill rests within the northwest section of Columbia’s original two-mile-by-two-mile city limits. Traditionally, … Continue reading
Gather your friends and colleagues and start your weekend off with some famously hot Main Street history. Historic Columbia Foundation is celebrating Preservation Month this May with a series of Friday evening Happy Hour History Tours of Main Street. THIS … Continue reading
Historic Columbia Foundation Offers Guided Walking Tour of Congaree Vista on Sunday, April 15 at 2 p.m.
COLUMBIA, SC (April 12, 2012) – Historic Columbia Foundation’s “Second Sunday Strolls” monthly walking tours continue, this month taking place in Columbia’s historic Congaree Vista. Due to the Easter holiday, this month’s stroll will take place on Sunday, April 15, … Continue reading
Free African-American Heritage Sites Bus Tour Offered by Historic Columbia Foundation and “One Month, One Columbia” On Saturday, April 14, 2012
COLUMBIA, SC (April 6, 2012) – Historic Columbia Foundation in partnership with “One Month, One Columbia” is offering a complimentary African-American Heritage Sites bus tour, called “Home Places, Work Places, Resting Places” on Saturday, April 14 at 12 pm, 12:30 … Continue reading
Join Us for Our Second Sunday Stroll of Lower Waverly THIS Sunday, February 12 at 2 pm: FREE for Historic Columbia Foundation Members
Join Historic Columbia Foundation during this month’s Second Sunday Stroll this Sunday, February 12 at 2 pm. We’ll be touring the Lower Waverly neighborhood. This guided walking tour will highlight the architecture and history of the neighborhood. A FREE tour … Continue reading