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The first Secession Convention was held here in December 1860, a year after the church was built. The business of secession moved then to Charleston. The pulpit furnishings, slave gallery and brick-pillared portico are as they were then. Visitors are welcome weekdays and for the weekly Sunday services.

Location: 1306 Hampton St, Columbia South Carolina 29201 Telephone 803-256-4251

Other History nearby:
(Aiken) Aiken County Historical Museum
(Aiken) Carriage Museum at Rye Patch
(Cayce) Cayce Historical Museum
(Edgefield) Cedar Grove Plantation
(Stateburg) Church of the Holy Cross
(Greenwood) Cokesbury

12/09 Coming to The Columbia area
Colleton County Rice Festival Walterboro SC April26-28 Rice Run-Walk, Dog Show, Open Car Show. Performance by Common Ground.
Sacred Heart Garden Festival Augusta GA April26-28 Historic Sacred Heart Cultural Center in downtown Augusta, GA will be the focus for classic southern gardening during its annual garden festival. Join us as we celebrate the advent of spring and raise funds to support the magnificent sacred heart cultural center.
Spoleto Festival Charleston SC May24-June9 Spoleto Festival has firmly established itself as one of the world’s major arts festivals and as one of the most significant arts organizations in the Southeast.
John Blue Cotton Festival Laurinburg NC October12-13 Performances on an outdoor stage,vendor area with beautifully displayed crafts, clothing, and artwork, and wonderful food prepared by all of the food vendors.
Elberton 12-County Fair Elberton GA October7-17 The fair serves 10 northeast counties in Georgia as well as 2 counties in South Carolina.