Econo Lodge Fort Jackson
4488 Fort Jackson Blvd
Columbia, SC 29209
Phone: (803) 738-0510
Fax: (803) 787-8558
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia or the UUCC is more of a spiritual center. Its aim is to support each other in spiritual endeavors and treat everyone equally. The UUCC offers diverse programs for people from different backgrounds and age groups pertaining to religion and related topics. It hosts lecture, sermons, workshops, educational programs, community events, concerts and similar events on a regular basis. It also has an event hall available for social functions like weddings ans baptism. Call for more details.
One of the installations of the U.S military, Fort Jackson is an active fortification of the army that also acts as a training center. Built in 1917, this fort has been active and has served the military through both the World Wars, and continues to be a much used facility. The fort is also home to the Chaplain Corps Museum. See the website to know more.
Since 1994, Carolina Carriages, a family owned and operated horse carriage service, has been adding romance and elegance to weddings and other special occasions throughout the greater Columbia area. A ride in one of their horse drawn carriages provides more than just transportation; it creates a lasting memory. Weddings are their specialty and they would love to add a touch of southern elegance to your special day. In addition to weddings, their carriages also offer a unique way to celebrate other special events. Planning a special evening? Enjoy a romantic evening carriage ride in downtown Columbia.
University of South Carolina is known for being one of the most reputed universities in the state. Established in 1805, the university is buzzing with various varsity programs, courses as well as extra-curricular activities.
The Thomas Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home is located at Columbia, South Carolina. It was was of the childhood homes of Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the United States. This house was built in the year 1872 in the cottage style of architecture. The house has got completely in 2013 C.E and it got listed on the National Registrar of Historic Places on February 23, 1972.
The first free-standing academic library building in the United States, completed in 1840, the South Caroliniana Library served as the main library of the University of South Carolina until 1940. Today it holds a great inventory of published and unpublished South Carolina-related material, including books, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, serials, maps, audio recordings, and visual images.
The First Presbyterian Church is an eloquent and celebrated church structure in Columbia, South Carolina. It was built in 1850s and still stands stern even today. The Church strives and reaches varied neighborhoods through the entire Columbia. Carrying great historic importance, the church has also featured in the National Register of Historic Places.
Robert Mills House & Garden was the residence of the renowned American architect Robert Mills. A glance at this structure will give you complete idea of his architectural brilliance and his aptitude for raising splendid buildings.
Hampton-Preston Mansion is touted as one of the most ancient landmarks of the city. This palatial mansion was home to the influential and elite families, Prestons and Hamptons. The furniture and displays in the house speak volumes about the rich and lavish lifestyles of its past occupants. It showcases collectibles, artifacts, ceramics and other objects that are arranged in chronological order. Temporary exhibits too are based on interesting themes like Victorian Mourning Clothing or Gothic Fashions that take us back to the bygone era. The grounds of this property are available for private events and are one of the most coveted event venues of Columbia. For more details, check website.
Founded in 1872, the Washington Street United Methodist Church is an integral part of the city. Though a historical landmark, it is still intact and continues to serve the community and offer religious services. Check website for details.
South Carolina State House is the official state capitol building and it houses the South Carolina General Assembly. The adjoining grounds feature many historic statues and monuments.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this church was the site of the first Secession Convention in 1860, one year after it was built. The church was built for a congregation dating from 1807. The brick-pillared portico, slave balcony, and the pulpit furnishings are original.