The Historic Columbia Foundation is sponsoring another entry in its Second Sunday Strolls and Rolls program on January 13. The tour will begin at 2 p.m.This is an opportunity to explore Columbia and discovers the rich history found in her historic downtown neighborhoods. The program provides a guided tour for many of the neighborhoods featured in Historic Columbia Foundation's Retrace (Connecting Communities through History) brochures.
Join Historic Columbia in January for a guided bus tour of Columbia's Homeplaces, Workplaces and Resting Places. From the Mann-Simons Site, home of Celia Mann, a free-black mid-wife in antebellum Columbia, to the North Carolina Mutual Building, offices of the largest African-American owned life insurance company in the United States, this tour explores houses, businesses, cemeteries and other sites important to the African-American community. 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 length is approximately 90 minutes and meets at the Robert Mills House at 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia. Reservations are requested. Walk-ups welcome if space permits.
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