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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. Meet Kip Dillihay II. How long have you been involved with Palladium? Five-plus years as a member. Where are you originally from? Columbia, SC. What is...

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...

Brad Shell

Why Palladium - Brad Shell

What is your name? Brad Shell How long have you been involved with Palladium? 3 years. Where are you originally from? Winchester, VA If you are not from Columbia, what drove you to this city? My wife grew up here. What is your current profession and the name of the...

Abi Snyder

Why Palladium - Abi Brumbles Snyder

What is your name? Abi Brumbles Snyder How long have you been involved with Palladium? 2 years. Where are you originally from? The big city of Dillon, South Carolina! If you are not from Columbia, what drove you to this city? I came to Columbia to attend USC; I stayed...

Willie Wells and the Blue Ridge Mountain Grass

Going Virtual: Palladium’s 16th Annual Bluegrass, Bidding & BBQ

By: Staff, Historic Columbia

Like so many events this year, Bluegrass, Bidding & BBQ will look a little different, but will feature the key elements of the event that you enjoy! Tune in on Facebook on October 15, 5-6 p.m., for a one-hour online special featuring bluegrass music, a BBQ discussion, cocktail demonstrations, and...