This weekend: Behind-the-Scenes tours with Historic Columbia Foundation
Friday, March 9, 2012 10:05 AM by Sarah Katherine Shearin
Tour of the Curtiss-Wright Hangar and Hangar Lofts
The Curtiss-Wright Hanger Tour is $8/person or $25/family for Historic Columbia Foundation members, $10 for non-members. There are only a few spaces remaining for this tour, so hurry to reserve your spot.
Second Sunday Stroll of Old Shandon
Second Sunday Stroll of Old Shandon on Sunday, March 11 at 2:00 pm. Walk through Old Shandon, comprised of most of the land that constituted the original suburb of Shandon, as it was laid out in 1893. In their 1895 map of Columbia and its suburbs, city engineers Niernsee & LaMotte indicated Shandon's original boundaries as Woodrow, Wheat, and Harden streets and Carolina Avenue (now Santee Avenue). Today's Old Shandon area covers approximately 37 acres and features 42 buildings of architectural merit representative of housing >Second Sunday Strolls occur on the second Sunday of each month and are free for Historic Columbia Foundation members, $6 for adults and $3 for youth. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 803.252.1770 ext. 24 to register for the March tour.
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Photos courtesy of Historic Columbia Foundation and South Carolina Department of Archives and History.