This bus tour of 25 sites significant to Columbia's African-American community, many of which are listed in the National Register of Historic Places, is designed to highlight important events and little-known facts about African-American contributions made in the state's capital city from 1786 to the present.
Length of Tour
12.25 miles Time
1 - 1.5 hours
Please note the tour can be altered by giving students the opportunity to step off the bus and take a more detailed tour of some of the highlighted sites. Sites available for tours include: Hampton-Preston Mansion
, Mann-Simons Cottage
, Randolph Cemetery, South Carolina State House, University of South Carolina, Allen University, and Benedict College. For more information regarding this tour option please contact Historic Columbia Foundation's Coordinator of Volunteer and Visitor Services.