Second Sunday Roll | From Landrum to Leeds: Common Ceramics in 19th-Century Columbia

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August 11, 2013 at 2:00 PM

Location: Robert Mills House & Gardens

Phone: 803-252-1770 ext. 24

Email: reservations@historiccolumbia.org

Link: http://historiccolumbia.org/site/calendar/2013/08/11/events/second-sunday-roll-from-landrum-to-leeds-common-ceramics-in-19thcentury-columbia

Event Description

This tour meets at the Gift Shop at Robert Mills at 1616 Blanding Street.
$5 HCF members | $10 nonmembers
Join John Sherrer, Historic Columbia Foundation’s Director of Cultural Resources, as he explores the ceramics interests of 19th-century Columbians. Starting with a guided tour of our current exhibit, From Landrum to Leeds: Common Ceramics in 19th-Century Columbia, participants will then travel to Forest Acres to see the former location of the Landrum pottery. Next stop will be Main Street, where locals purchased a variety of domestically produced and imported wares for their homes and businesses during the 1800s. Second Sunday Strolls and Rolls provide a guided walking or bus tour for many of the neighborhoods featured in Historic Columbia Foundation's Retrace: Connecting Communities Through History brochures. Each tour highlights part of Columbia’s history through its historic neighborhoods and districts. This month's bus tour is 90 – 120 minutes in length.
Reservations requested. Walk-ups welcome if space permits. To RSVP please call 803.252.1770, ext. 24 or email reservations@historiccolumbia.org.
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