Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens, Columbia

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  • The Hampton Preston house was built in 1818 and occupied a complete 4 acre city block. The Columbia Historic Society has restored it so that different rooms represent different periods in the house's ...  more »
  • Our guide was excellent. She was very knowledgeable, friendly and welcomed and encouraged questions. Thought it was interesting that each room toured represented a different period. Will return to see...  more »
  • Ann took Marian and I on the tour. The old home is laid out like the plantations along the Mississippi delta. It was interesting to hear about the urban slaves vs rural slaves and understand the worki...  more »
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  • The Christmas candle-light tour was well-done and very informative. It's a beautiful house. The historical society has done a great job of preservation and upkeep for future generations. The gardens have always been interesting to me, too.
  • Too pricey
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