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Sunday, May 21st
1 — 4 p.m.
Free Sundays Presented by Richland County | Modjeska Monteith Simkins House
Modjeska Monteith Simkins House : 2025 Marion St., Columbia, SC 29201
The third Sunday of the month, residents of Richland and Lexington counties are invited to tour of one of Historic Columbia’s house museums for FREE thanks to Richland County, with support from HC Board Liaison, Councilwoman Gretchen Barron! This month, visit the Modjeska Monteith Simkins House.
Built between 1890 and 1895, this one-story cottage was home to South Carolina's greatest human rights advocate, Modjeska Monteith Simkins, from 1932 until her death on April 5, 1992.
Self-guided tours are offered from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Admission is free for HC members and residents of Richland and Lexington counties. For all other visitors, admission to the Modjeska Monteith Simkins House or other properties is $12 for adults and $8 for youth and may be paid on site. Space is limited so guests will be registered on a first come first serve basis. The house will be open for guests to tour at their own pace, and guides will be available to answer any questions.