Join HC this Holiday Season and Save!

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With our holiday events, sales and tours, now is a great time to join Historic Columbia—and we’re making it even better! From December 1 to 8, we’re discounting our Individual and Family level memberships.

  • Individual membership – usually $35, now just $28!
  • Family membership – usually $50, now just $40!

Already a member? Give the gift of membership! Visit to learn more about the benefits of being a member.

To join online at these discounted rates, visit and use the promo code HOLIDAY20. Join by phone at 803.252.7742 x 15 or download the membership form and mail it in with payment. Membership applications must be postmarked by December 8 to receive this special discount. Questions? Contact us at or 803.252.7742 x 15.

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Call for Volunteers: Historic Columbia’s New Volunteer Training Starts June 9!

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Meet new people, visit historic sites and discover the culture and lifestyles of Columbia and Richland County by volunteering for Historic Columbia.

New volunteer training kicks off at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 9 and consists of five weekly general introductory sessions. Additional training will be provided as new volunteers choose their role within Historic Columbia. HC is looking for volunteers willing to donate six or more hours a month to nurturing, supporting and protecting the historical and cultural heritage of Columbia and Richland County.

Last year, HC’s volunteer corps provided more than 11,000 hours of service, at a value of $243,540. “Our volunteers are a vital part of Historic Columbia, and they are the ones who make it possible to accomplish our goals year after year,” said Ann Posner, HC’s volunteer manager.

For more information on how to volunteer, contact Ann at 803.252.1770 x 24 or

Volunteer Benefits:

  • Complimentary entrance into the historic house museums for volunteers and members of their immediate family.
  • A 15 percent discount on purchases.
  • A free subscription to Historically Speaking, HC’s quarterly newsletter.
  • The opportunity to tour and visit other historic sites during monthly volunteer meetings and presentations.
  • Plus, make new friends and share experiences with others who have similar passions!
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Your Dollar Goes Further on May 6!

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On May 6, 2014, Central Carolina Community Foundation gives us the chance to do something remarkable for the Midlands: raise as much money as possible for the organizations that make our community vibrant!

Historic Columbia is proud to be a part of Midlands Gives, a 24-hour campaign to raise funds for charitable organizations in the Midlands.

Here’s how it works:

  • Between 12 am and 11:59 pm on Tuesday, May 6, visit Historic Columbia’s page on
  • Click Donate Now! to make your donation online
  • All donations of $20 and above will be multiplied by Central Carolina Community Foundation
  • Questions? Email or call Historic Columbia’s Development Office at 803.252.7742 x 12.

Let’s #MagnifytheMidlands together for #MidlandsGives on May 6!

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