Built between 1890 and 1895, this one-story cottage was home to Modjeska Monteith Simkins, one of South Carolina's greatest human rights advocates, from 1932 until her death on April 5, 1992.
Historic Columbia will continue to take precautionary measures to ensure guest safety during all tours. Each tour will be operated with a reduced capacity of guests. Tours are conducted on a first-come, first-serve basis with no advance registration required. Safety guidelines continue, including mask requirements for all guests on indoor and outdoor tours and proper social distancing between individuals at all times. For more information, visit our FAQ page.