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Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens

1615 Blanding St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA

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About Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens

This is a historic mansion that was the home of members of the prominent Hampton family. The house is of a post-Colonial, Classical Revival style which was constructed in 1818. Now the house was restored and reopened to the public in 1970 as a museum that epitomizes the lives of the planter elite in antebellum South Carolina and is operated by the Historic Columbia Foundation.



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Woodrow Wilson Family Home0.33km from Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens

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First Baptist Church of Columbia0.58km from Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens

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Columbia Museum of Art0.81km from Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens

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Chappelle Administration Building, Allen University0.85km from Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens

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The Basilica of Saint Peter0.96km from Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens

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Where is Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens

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Richland County is located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. It is the second-most populous county in South Carolina which was founded in 1785.