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Latest News from HC
Renovation Rodeo | Hyatt Park
Palladium presented Renovation Rodeo | Hyatt Park on Tuesday, March 28, from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Nearly forty guests toured a newly renovated Hyatt Park bungalow (which is now a short term rental!), while enjoying beer from Peak Drift Brewing Company, wine courtesy of Republic National Distributing Company, and snacks...
The Impact of Craftsman Architecture in Columbia, South Carolina 1900-1930
Proponents of the Arts & Crafts movement—a 19th-century English aesthetic born out of disdain for the socially detrimental aspects of the Industrial Revolution and the excessive ornamentation of the later Victorian Age—today, if they were on Instagram, would be considered among the most successful of social influencers. Their philosophy celebrated...
Connected by a Thread
Image above: Sampler by Jane M. Murchison, currently on display at the Robert Mills House. Historic Columbia collection, HCF1970.25.1. As Historic Columbia observes Women’s History Month, we acknowledge and celebrate two women whose material culture survive within our collection. It is often difficult to uncover information about women in the...
Preservation Award Plaque
While May is Preservation Month, Historic Columbia would like to encourage the community to recognize the significance of these award-winning projects all year. To that end, we have established a Preservation Plaque program. These plaques are designed for and available to recipients of Preservation Awards past and present. Learn More