Historically Ever After

Sien and Bryant at Robert Mills

Bryant & Rafael at Robert Mills

Bryant and Rafael married at the Robert Mills House & Gardens on June 12, 2016. Dressed in sweet tones of ivory and powder blue, the couple prepared to commit their lives to one another in a ceremony as intimate and warm as their affection for one another. In the shade...

Skidmore wedding

Ashlin & Matt at Seibels House

Ashlin Reese and Matt Skidmore tied the knot at the beautiful Seibels House & Garden on March 23, 2018. When close friends and family arrived at this intimate celebration, they were encouraged to sign a Jenga block, in lieu of a traditional guest book. The smell of fresh lavender and...

Wedding ceremony at Seibels House

Karen & Chris at Seibels House

We are excited to feature Karen and Chris’s stunning Seibels House and Gardens wedding for our first blog post in our new Historically Ever After series! Every detail in Karen and Chris’s day was thought through to create a simple and clean but dramatically elegant aesthetic to their day. They...

Wedding at Seibels House

Anna & Andrew at Seibels House

We are pleased to share Anna and Andrew’s beautiful wedding reception at Seibels House & Garden with you all. Following the ceremony at a nearby church, Anna and Andrew celebrated their special day against the romantic backdrop of Seibels House & Garden. The reception featured voluminous, elegant floral arrangements, which...

Wedding Party at RM Gardens

Karli & Ben at Robert Mills

The couple chose to host their intimate ceremony indoors, at the Robert Mills Carriage House. As thunder rolled overhead, the couple and their guests gathered together to celebrate the spirit of love and adventure. The wedding had a refined bohemian ambiance with the bride donning a custom crown of greenery...

Wedding at Robert Mills House

Michelle & Austin at Robert Mills

The Shull wedding in early September was an occasion of grace and whimsy (with a little goofiness thrown in for good measure). Austin and Michelle married on the front lawn at the Robert Mills House, located at 1616 Blanding Street. We are pleased to be able to share their special...

Bride and Groom at RMH

Styled Wedding Photoshoot at Robert Mills

Spring is right around the corner and love is in bloom at Historic Columbia’s verdant homes. Since the 1800s, visitors have traveled hundreds of miles to see our gardens. Seibels House was often mentioned in 19th- and 20th-century travelogues and articles with writers fawning over the foliage; postcards with the...

Bridal Portrait at Seibels House

Jennifer’s Bridal Portraits at Seibels House

We love when photographers showcase new perspectives at our historic properties. Through her lens, Caitlin from Coral Dove Photography transformed our gardens into a lush and mystical landscape fit for the most ornate New Orleans hothouse (which is perfect, because Jen and Hunter’s wedding was all about Louisiana nouveau). From...

Bridal Portrait at Seibels House

Avis' Bridal Portraits at Seibels House

Seibels House and Garden isn’t just a great venue for your wedding and reception, they’re also an idyllic spot for bridal portraits, as well. The oldest home in Columbia is also the most affordable portrait venue, with pricing starting at $50/hour on weekdays. We’re delighted to share with you Avis...

Wedding at Seibels House

Emily & Jesse at Seibels House

Historic Columbia’s four downtown properties offer the perfect venue to host your next celebration. Whether it’s a fairy tell wedding, a staff retreat, a birthday party or a family reunion—whatever you need, Historic Columbia can accommodate you and your group. Emily and Jesse Folk chose to make history on their...