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Columbia Burning: A Sesquicentennial Reappraisal

Presented by University of South Carolina and Historic Columbia at Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia SC

Feb 17 2015
Columbia Burning: A Sesquicentennial Reappraisal

Presented by the University of South Carolina’s History Center, Institute for Southern Studies and Graduate School

9 – 11:30 am: Panel Discussion on the Burning of Columbia – Free session
By bringing in scholars who are generating new work on the burning of Columbia, our goal is to shed fresh light on the meaning of the events of February 17, 1865 as an example of urban disaster and recovery. The arrival of the Union army marked a day of jubilant emancipation for blacks, thousands of whom

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Morning and afternoon sessions are free, but advance registration is required. Lunch session is $30 and requires advance registration.

Contact: 803-252-1770 x 23

Email: reservations@historiccolumbia.org

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Columbia Museum of Art

1515 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201

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