Soul Of America SoulOfAmerica

 

spacer

COLUMBIA

 



Col_Benedict_Alphas_AKAs.jpg
Alphas and AKAs at Benedict College, Columbia

 

COLUMBIA GUIDE   MAP   PHOTOS   SHARE

 

WELCOME COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA

 

What makes a visit to Columbia, capitol of the Palmetto state, interesting? Most people begin their visit of loved ones at the University of South Carolina, a mega-campus, or Fort Jackson, one of our nation’s largest army bases. Others visit Benedict College or Mac's on Main ... More

CULTURAL SITES
African American History Monument by sculptor Ed Dwight dedicated in 2001, the monument is the first of its kind on any of the nation’s statehouse grounds; it was designed to recapture the rich history of African Americans and their contributions to South Carolina ... More

FAMILY ATTRACTIONS
South Carolina State Museum, Riverbanks Zoo & Botanical Garden, EdVenture Children’s Museum, Carolina Children’s Garden and McKissick Museum of Natural Science at University of South Carolina provide a rich cache of resources ... More

RESTAURANTS
Mac’s on Main, the standard-bearer Soul Food and Lowcountry cuisine owned by City Councilman, Blues guitarist and chef Barry Walker, Sr. and his wife, Susan Walker. Live entertainment nightly and guests can bring their instruments to sit in with the band ... More


PLACES OF WORSHIP
Bethel AME Church, Bishop’s Memorial AME Church, First Calvary Baptist Church, Ladson Presbyterian Church, United House of Prayer for All People and Zion Baptist Church cover the gamut of Black church congregations ... More

HISTORIC SITES
The Big Apple, a former synagogue and nightclub, has been a Columbia landmark for the past 100 years. It was built as a synagogue around 1907 and originally located at 1318 Park Street. In 1930’s, the nightclub spurred the Big Apple dance craze nationwide and became one of Columbia’s most popular African American dance spots ... More

GENERAL ATTRACTIONS
South Carolina State House, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia Riverfront Park & Historic Canal, Nickelodeon Theatre, Koger Center for the Arts, State Farmers Market, University of South Carolina and Columbia City Jazz Dance Company ... More


RESEARCH CREDITS:
Kalin Thomas
Sheila Umolu
Thomas Dorsey

 

Social Media

                        

 

National Calendar of Events

Enhance Your Event Travel, Plan Early


 

 

 

Black Spas and Black Inns


Relaxation and Inspiration
may be closer than you think

 



 


Copyrights & Trademarks    About Us     Media