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Homeschool Friday: Columbia Working Men and Women

Presented by Historic Columbia at 701 Whaley, Columbia SC

Sep 01 2017
Homeschool Friday: Columbia Working Men and Women

Open to all homeschool students!

In celebration of Labor Day, students will take a walking tour through the historic Olympia Mill Village where they will learn history of working men and women of Columbia’s past. There still stands two former mills, Granby and Olympia, which are now used as apartment buildings. Granby Mill was built in 1897 and Olympia opened in 1899, at the time the largest cotton mill under one roof in the world. The men and women who worked in these mills resided in nearby homes that made up the mill

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The cost is per student, with an accompanying adult free. Homeschool Fridays are $5 for members, $6 for non-members and $8 for both members and non-members at the door.

Contact: 803-252-1770 x 36


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701 Whaley

701 Whaley Street, Columbia, SC 29201

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