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World of Women, July 1967

Historic Columbia: 60 Years in the Making

By: John Sherrer, Director of Cultural Resources

Sunday, November 14th 2021

Pictured Above: Historic Columbia Foundation board of trustee member Willodene Lumpkin and docent Genevieve Hellar joined Elizabeth Holton host of WNOK’s World of Women show at 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, July 20, 1967, to highlight restoration progress at the Ainsley Hall House. History is far more than dates, events, and...

Andrew

Why Palladium - Andrew Montgomery

Monday, October 4th 2021

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 Andrew Montgomery How long have you been involved with Palladium? 6 years. Where are you originally from? Houston, Texas If you are not from Columbia...

Scarecrows in the Garden Exhibit

What’s Happening This Month: October Events with Historic Columbia

Thursday, September 30th 2021

Are you ready for fall? Historic Columbia has you covered this month with a variety of fun and education activities around Halloween, gardening and more! Scan our event schedule below and find a few that might interest you and your family. Exhibit | Scarecrows in the Garden Runs through Sunday...

LGBTQ Ad

LGBTQ Columbia History Initiative: Six collection items to help tell the story

By: Katharine Allen, Director of Research

Tuesday, September 28th 2021

LGBTQ+ people have always been, and will always be, part of Columbia’s story. Historic Columbia’s latest initiative – a collection of oral histories, digital archives, virtual tours, and more on LGBTQ history in the capital city – is set to launch soon. As a first step, we collaborated with South...

Planes Promo

Family Flight Night Presented by Columbia Metropolitan Airport

Tuesday, September 21st 2021

In association with presenting sponsor Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE), Historic Columbia (HC) is hosting Family Flight Night featuring the movie “Planes” on Friday, Oct. 1, on the grounds of the Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens. This event, a continuation of HC’s popular “Movies in the Garden” series, will begin at 6:30...

Patrick Cleary, Palladium President

From the Desk of Palladium President Patrick Cleary 

Thursday, September 16th 2021

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

Hardy Childers

Why Palladium - Hardy Childers

Sunday, August 1st 2021

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 Hardy Childers How long have you been involved with Palladium? Six years. Where are you originally from? Columbia, SC. What is your current profession and...

Jubilee

Historic Columbia to Host 43rd Annual Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture

Tuesday, August 31st 2021

Join Historic Columbia (HC) at Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture presented by Bank of America from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18. Now in its 43rd year, Jubilee, a free, outdoor festival, brings musicians, artisans, dancers and storytellers together to celebrate on the grounds of the Mann-Simons...

Ground Breaking

Historic Columbia breaks ground on state-of-the-art greenhouse and gatehouse at Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens

Wednesday, August 4th 2021

Historic Columbia (HC) on Wednesday officially broke ground on a state-of-the-art greenhouse and historically inspired gatehouse on the grounds of the Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens. The ceremony, held on the back lawn of the Richland County-owned property, marked the latest in a long line of grounds upgrades generously supported by...

Parrish Behles

Why Palladium - Parrish Behles

Sunday, August 1st 2021

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 Parrish Behles How long have you been involved with Palladium? Four years Where are you originally from? Lexington, South Carolina If you are not from...