2322 Washington Street2322 Washington Street
Former Residence of Robert "Hop" Paul
This fashionable Queen Anne style house was once home to Robert H. Paul, known to Waverly residents and others in Columbia as “Hop” Paul. A co-owner of Owen & Paul Tailors, Paul had established his family here since at least 1930. Known for his stylish dress and ever-present cigar, this entrepreneur was among several community leaders who operated businesses in the capital city’s black business district.