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Mann-Simons Site & Outdoor Museum

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Source of pride

We enjoyed the counter of visiting this spot after seeing the mansions nearby. This home and the... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2019
AvaE27
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Bradenton, Florida
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Nice walk through History

We were visiting SC for granddaughters graduation from Fort Jackson and had a few hours of time to... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
sammieann
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eagan, mn
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May 5, 2019
“Source of pride”
Apr 8, 2018
“Nice walk through History”
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Located in the heart of Columbia's downtown, this property was home, work place, spiritual center and a source of pride for members of the same African American family from 1843 through 1970. Formerly enslaved Charlestonians, Celia Mann, a midwife...more
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1403 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201-2519
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Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed the counter of visiting this spot after seeing the mansions nearby. This home and the commerce on the property represents an impressive history of success.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

We were visiting SC for granddaughters graduation from Fort Jackson and had a few hours of time to kill so decided to visit the Robert Mills site. When arriving at the main site we had 3 options for tours that day and due to limited...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

We came by as part of the city's Civil War geocaching tour. Really impressed with the beautiful site and would not have known about this if it weren't for geocaching.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 3, 2015

of all the homes in the Columbia Historical tours-this one is the least exciting. doesn't really have a wow factor or really much of a historical significance. Oh well...

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed August 4, 2012

While a great deal is known about the Mann-Simmons Cottage, the docent who led my tour admitted various items were NOT original to the house, but rather from the time period.

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