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  1. historiccolumbia

    Saturday Roll | African American Historic Sites

    Explore local African American historic sites by bus with Historic Columbia on Saturday, February 29. From the Mann-Simons Site, to the North Carolina Mutual Building, this tour explores houses, businesses and other important African American sites. Largely comprised of sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this tour features locations that illustrate important events and little-known facts about Columbia's African American community. The tour group will meet at the Gift Shop at Robert Mills. $10/adult and $5/youth for members $15/adult and $7/youth for non-members Free for children 5 & under
  2. historiccolumbia

    Research Roundtable | Modjeska Monteith Simkins

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    Modjeska Monteith Simkins was born in Columbia, S.C. on December 5, 1899, into a society that legally dispossessed women and people of color of their civil liberties. Over the course of her 92 years, she displayed a courage and perseverance that many argue was unmatched. Join Katharine Allen, Director of Research at Historic Columbia, to learn about the ongoing interpretive improvements at her former home, which will reopen to the public later this year. Participants are welcome to bring their lunch to this program.
  3. historiccolumbia

    Dollar Sunday | Mann-Simons Site

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    Every third Sunday of the month, residents of Richland and Lexington counties are invited to tour of one of Historic Columbia’s house museums for just $1 on Dollar Sunday! This month, visit the exhibits at the Mann-Simons Site, the home to the same African-American family for nearly 130 years. The house will be open for guests to tour at their own pace, and guides will be available to answer any questions. General admission prices apply for any house tours after the first. Walk-ins welcome!
  4. historiccolumbia

    Dollar Sunday | Mann-Simons Site

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    Every third Sunday of the month, residents of Richland and Lexington counties are invited to tour of one of Historic Columbia’s house museums for just $1 on Dollar Sunday! This month, visit the exhibits at the Mann-Simons Site, the home to the same African-American family for nearly 130 years. The house will be open for guests to tour at their own pace, and guides will be available to answer any questions. General admission prices apply for any house tours after the first. Walk-ins welcome!
  5. Elizabeth Laney

    From Cotton Fields to Cities

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    They left their homes, their families, their friends and their communities for a new life. Travel with Redcliffe Plantation SHS as we EXPLORE the stories of the Mack, Romeo, Seabrook, Henley and Wigfall families as they left rural South Carolina and moved to cities like New York and Baltimore during The Great Migration in the 1920s – 1940s. The program includes a tour of Redcliffe’s historic African-American buildings, a discussion of Isabel Wilkerson’s acclaimed book “The Warmth of Other Suns,” and a reading of Calvin A. Ramsey’s children’s book “Ruth and the Green Book.” Great program for families! Will include activity books for elementary age kids and reading material for older students and adults. $9.00/Adults and $1.00 for kids aged 6-16 or any student with ID, Free for 5 & Under. Register in advance by calling 803-827-1473 or emailing redcliffe@scprt.com.
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