Here’s a quick look at some historic happenings in Columbia this week.
Tuesday, February 5, 11 a.m: Woodrow Wilson Hard Hat Tour: Phase 1 of the Woodrow Wilson Family Home rehabilitation is complete. This tour allows guests the opportunity to visit the site which is currently under restoration and review the significance of this historic house and what is being done to preserve it from additional deterioration. Guests will also learn about the progress made during the first phase of the project then walk inside the house to gain a better understanding of the work that lies ahead. For further information, please call 803-252-1770 ex 24 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, February 7, 4-6 p.m: Historic Columbia Teacher Appreciation Event: Teachers are invited to Historic Columbia's Teacher Appreciation Event at the Robert Mills House.
This free event gives teachers a chance to visit the Robert Mills House and view the beautifully restored gardens, while enjoying light refreshments as they explore all of the programs and services Historic Columbia offers to help supplement classroom instruction.
All of Historic Columbia's educational programs align with the new SC Social Studies Academic Standards.
Plus, all teachers will receive a 10% off coupon for the Gift Shop at Robert Mills.
For further information, please call 803-252-1770 ex 36 or email email@example.com
Friday, February 8, 11 a.m: Robert Mills Historic District Walking Tour: Historic Columbia Foundation will host guided tours of the Robert Mills Historic District. Guests can enjoy the charm of this downtown neighborhood as they walk past some of Columbia's oldest remaining homes, observing some of the significant architectural features found in the area. For further information, please call 803-252-1770 ex 24 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, February 9, 1-4 p.m. 'Mystery of the Hunley' at S.C. State Museum: Retired submariner Stonewall “Stoney” Hilton tells the tale of that fateful night in February 1864 when the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley sank the USS Housatonic just outside Charleston Harbor. Hilton also presents the latest findings from the Warren Lasch Conservation Laboratory, which currently houses the Hunley.
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