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  • 11 May 2017 11:30 PM - 12 May 2017 01:30 AM

    Historic Columbia’s popular Cemetery Tours series continues on Thursday, May 11. Grab your flashlight and tour one of Columbia’s oldest cemeteries and discover centuries of stories etched in stone on the markers and headstones found within Elmwood Cemetery’s acres of carefully planned grounds. The perfect after-work activity, Historic Columbia’s Cemetery Tours are an event the whole family can enjoy. Choose from two tour options: “Secrets from the Grave Tours” and “Moonlight Cemetery Tours.” Tickets are $8/adult and $4/youth for members and $12/adult and $6/youth for non-members. To purchase tickets, visit historiccolumbia.org, emailreservations@historiccolumbia.org or call (803) 252-1770 x 23.
     
    Secrets from the Grave Tours, 7:30 p.m. –Study the symbols found on many of the markers and headstones in the historic Elmwood Cemetery. Moonlight Cemetery Tours, 8 & 8:30 p.m. – Tour Elmwood Cemetery and discuss the lives, burials, cemetery plots and tombstones of families and prominent citizens from Columbia's 19th and 20th centuries.

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  • 05 May 2017 02:00 PM - 05 May 2017 03:30 PM

    Historic Columbia’s Homeschool Friday program continues Friday, April 5 from 10-11:30 a.m.
    Named for the military academy established here in 1842, Arsenal Hill includes the Governor’s Mansion and grounds, the Matthew J. Perry Courthouse, Finlay Park and a diverse residential history. Homeschool students will learn the area’s rich history, including residential, industrial, commercial, religious, educational, and governmental sites. Homeschool Friday is $5 for members, $6 for non-members and $8 for both members and non-members the day-of. This Homeschool Friday will begin at Arsenal Hill Meeting Center located at 1800 Lincoln Street. To make reservations, visit historiccolumbia.org, call (803) 252-1770 x. 26 or email cgalens@historiccolumbia.org.
     

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  • 13 May 2017 05:00 PM - 13 May 2017 06:30 PM

    Become a Backcountry Explorer and journey through our region’s history! This year, we will be learning all about Colonial professions. This month we are exploring the job of a planter. Come join us to learn about all the different people who called themselves planters and put your new knowledge into action by helping to plant your own crops! 
    $10 per child; $20 per family.  Please register at http://charlottemuseum.org/Register.asp
     

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