Megan Plott

Director of Development
Field Trips

Historic Columbia and Colonial Life

By: Megan Plott, Director of Development

Historic Columbia is happy to announce a new partnership with Colonial Life. For the 2019-20 school year, Colonial Life is underwriting the admission cost for any Title 1 school in South Carolina so that students can experience Historic Columbia’s field trips, regardless of ability to pay. This partnership will give...

Modjeska Monteith Simkins

Help Tell Modjeska Simkins' Story

By: Megan Plott, Director of Development

Each year, Historic Columbia’s Annual Fund program supports a meaningful project that will have lasting impact on our community. This year’s annual fund is focused on the Modjeska Monteith Simkins House. Built between 1890 and 1895, this one-story cottage was home to Modjeska Monteith Simkins (pictured above)—considered "the matriarch of Civil...