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    Columbia Metropolitan Airport: 3250 Airport Blvd, West Columbia, SC 29170

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The Big Apple

Distance From Columbia Metropolitan Airport: 7.6mi

1000 Hampton St., Columbia SC 29201
Originally built as a synagogue in 1916, the building was vacated in 1935 and eventually housed The Big Apple Night Club. It is believed that the “Big Apple” dance craze of the 1930s began here. Today, the renovated building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Governor’s Green

Distance From Columbia Metropolitan Airport: 8.2mi

800 Richland St., Columbia SC 29201
(803) 737-1710
A nine acre complex consisting of the Governor’s Mansion, built in 1855; the Lace House, built in 1854; and the Caldwell-Boylston House, built in 1830. Gift shop open Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Lexington's Old Mill
Lexington’s Old Mill

Lexington’s Old Mill

Distance From Columbia Metropolitan Airport: 7.7mi

Hwy. 1, Lexington SC 29072
One of the great “silent” historical landmarks of the Midlands. Completed in 1891, the mill produced ticking for mattresses. The mill also produced the red cotton material for the prison uniforms for the California State Prison System. Falling victim to the Great Depression, the mill closed its operations until 1934. Now this “Old Mill” landmark in Lexington is the home of The Patchwork Players, a nationally known dance theater group which performs throughout the year.

Millwood Ruins

Distance From Columbia Metropolitan Airport: 14.3mi

Garner’s Ferry Rd., Columbia SC 29209
(803) 252-1770
Graceful columns are all that remain of Millwood, the ante-bellum home of South Carolina governor and Confederate General Wade Hampton III. Millwood consisted of 13,000 acres, private race tracks and a large house before being destroyed by fire during Sherman’s raid on Columbia in 1865.

Palmetto Armory

Distance From Columbia Metropolitan Airport: 12mi

1802 Lincoln St., Columbia SC 29201
The armory produced large supplies of arms issued to Confederate troops during the Civil War. Muskets, rifles and pistols bore the palmetto tree insignia.

South Carolina Department of Archives & History Center

Distance From Columbia Metropolitan Airport: 19.6mi

8301 Parklane Rd.
Columbia SC 29223
(803) 896-6100
The repository for the concurrent government records of South Carolina beginning in 1671 makes the state’s historical records available to the public for genealogical and other historical research.

South Carolina's Governor's Mansion
South Carolina’s Governor’s Mansion

South Carolina’s Governor’s Mansion

Distance From Columbia Metropolitan Airport: 8.2mi

800 Richland St., Columbia SC 29201
(803) 737-1710
Built in 1855 as a residence for the officers of the Arsenal Military Academy, the Governor’s Mansion has served as home of the governor since 1868. Also located on the grounds are the Lace House, ca. 1855, and the Caldwell-Boylston House, ca. 1830. Tours by appointment.

South Carolina State House

Distance From Columbia Metropolitan Airport: 8.1mi

PO Box 142, Columbia SC 29202
(Main St. at Gervais St.)
(803) 734-2430
The State House is one of Columbia’s and South Carolina’s most historic buildings. Construction of the State House began in 1855 and withstood Sherman’s march on Columbia in 1865. Today, six bronze stars mark the impact of shells from Union cannons. The building was completed in 1907 and a major restoration was completed in 1998.

Taylor Burial Ground

Distance From Columbia Metropolitan Airport: 12.7mi

1700 Block of Richland St., Columbia SC 29201
Buried here are members of Columbia’s first family, Thomas Taylor, his descendants and slaves. Taylor provided the land for Columbia in 1786 from his sprawling plantation.

The Supreme Court of South Carolina

Distance From Columbia Metropolitan Airport: 7.4mi

1231 Gervais St., Columbia SC 29201
(803) 734-1080
Guided 20-minute tours appropriate for seventh grade and above by appointment only; visits without tour possible on short notice. Tour includes the large courtroom downstairs where the Seal of the Supreme Court is displayed, the smaller courtroom upstairs and the library.