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Naturally-dyed Easter Egg Recipes

Happy Easter! Enjoy with this fun egg-dying activity! Dyes made separately: For these, you can dye eggs in 2 ways: Put already hard boiled eggs in mixture of 1 T vinegar and dye and put in fridge for up to 12 hours. The more time in dye, the darker the...

Oliver Blog

Why Palladium - Oliver Hartner

Each month, Historic Columbia introduces one of its Palladium members. This series is designed to highlight individuals from HC’s dynamic group of diverse professionals. Don't forget! Palladium's new quarterly Home History Raffle is open for new and renewing Palladium Members. Join or renew your membership with Palladium by April 30...

Gift Shop

March Book Suggestions: Women's History Month & What We're Reading Lately

Introducing Historic Columbia's new book series focused on sharing what's in the Gift Shop at Robert Mills or what particular reads the HC staff find interesting lately! The Gift Shop at Robert Mills is open Thursday-Saturday 10am - 2pm and products are available online, as well. You'll also find local...

Kip

Why Palladium - Kip Dillihay II

Each month, Historic Columbia introduces one of its Palladium members. This series is designed to highlight individuals from HC’s dynamic group of diverse professionals. Don't forget! Palladium's new quarterly Home History Raffle is open for new and renewing Palladium Members. Join or renew your membership with Palladium by April 30...

An Advocate of the People Exhibit at Modjeska Monteith Simkins House

An Advocate of the People: The New Exhibit at the Modjeska Monteith Simkins House

By: Staff, Historic Columbia

Modjeska Monteith Simkins, born in Columbia, was one of South Carolina’s most significant human rights advocates. During the pivotal civil rights movement, Simkins served as secretary in the South Carolina NAACP, where she helped advance voting rights and desegregate schools in the state. Her career spanned a lifetime of advocacy...

Lauren Elliott

Why Palladium - Lauren Elliott

Each month, Historic Columbia introduces one of its Palladium members. This series is designed to highlight individuals from HC’s dynamic group of diverse professionals. Meet Lauren Elliott. How long have you been involved with Palladium? Five years. Where are you originally from? Long Island, New York. If you are not...

Virtual Tour

2020-21 Annual Fund: Reaching Students Virtually

By: Staff, Historic Columbia

Each year, the Annual Fund supports a special and vital initiative of Historic Columbia. This year’s Annual Fund focuses on virtual programming – both through education and general events. Explore Historic Columbia’s efforts to maintain its mission in a virtual world and consider donating to our Annual Fund today. DONATE...

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Why Palladium - Janie Campbell

Each month, Historic Columbia introduces one of its Palladium members. This series is designed to highlight individuals from HC’s dynamic group of diverse professionals. Meet Janie Campbell. How long have you been involved with Palladium? Six years. Where are you originally from? Fredericksburg, Virginia If you are not from Columbia...

Patrick Cleary

From the Desk of Patrick Cleary

Fellow Palladium Member: Thank you for your support of Historic Columbia through your Palladium membership contribution. This year, more than ever, your support helps further the mission of Historic Columbia through educational, social and fundraising initiatives. I am very pleased to serve as the President of Palladium this year, leading...

Historic Columbia Gift Shop at Robert Mills decorated for the holidays

A Holiday Shopper’s Guide to Historic Columbia

By: Staff, Historic Columbia

Whether Santa needs some help this holiday season or you’re hunting for the perfect gift for family or friends, Historic Columbia’s Gift Shop at Robert Mills has many ways to bring history and more to those on your shopping list. Browse our gift guide here and then purchase online or...