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Patrick Cleary, Palladium President

From the Desk of Palladium President Patrick Cleary 

As president of Palladium, I am very thankful for all of our members. Your membership helps Historic Columbia serve as the stewards of Columbia's past, present and future and provide opportunities for people to engage with the city’s history. In the past year, much of that engagement occurred online, and...

1928 Tomlinson Map. Image courtesy South Caroliniana Library

Why you should enter Palladium's Home History Raffle

Image courtesy South Caroliniana Library By Lauren Elliott Palladium Board Member Our homes are alive with stories from previous owners just waiting to be told. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was inspired to write “Haunted Houses” while living in the house that had served as General George Washington’s headquarters during the Siege...

Easter eggs

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...