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Governor's Mansion

800 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA

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About Governor's Mansion

This is a historic U.S. governor's mansion in the Arsenal Hill neighborhood of Columbia, South Carolina and the official residence of the Governor of South Carolina. It is a Federal style home influenced by British Colonial plantations.


Attractions near Governor's Mansion

Finlay Park0.29km from Governor's Mansion

It is the largest and most visited park in downtown Columbia, South Carolina opened in 1991. the prime attraction in the park is a beautiful waterfall along with cascading mountain type stream falling to the park lake along with so many attractions.

The Basilica of Saint Peter0.6km from Governor's Mansion

The Basilica of St. Peter, also known as St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, is located at 1529 Assembly St. in Columbia, South Carolina. This is the second building of the oldest Catholic parish in Columbia and the Midlands of South Carolina. On June 24, 2018, it was announced that the Vatican's Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments issued a decree granting Saint Peter's Catholic Church in Columbia the title ‘Minor Basilica.

Columbia Museum of Art0.74km from Governor's Mansion

The Columbia Museum of Art is South Carolina's premier international art museum established in 1950 with extraordinary collections of European, American, Asian, and modern and contemporary fine and decorative art that span millennia. It is one of the main attractions in Richland county.

Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park0.87km from Governor's Mansion

The Columbia Canal is the surviving canal of a series of canals built by the State of South Carolina in 1824 using the labor of indentured Irishmen to provide direct water routes between the upstate settlements and the towns on the Fall Line and the Riverfront Park is a nice place to unwind and get away, being only a short distance from Columbia's business district and the University.

First Baptist Church of Columbia1.12km from Governor's Mansion

The James Petigru Boyce Chapel is a historic church building at 1306 Hampton Street in Columbia, South Carolina. It is a Greek Revival building built in 1859. A convention met here on December 17, 1860, whose delegates voted unanimously for South Carolina to secede from the United States, leading to the American Civil War. It was designated a National Historic Landmark as First Baptist Church, the role it played at the time.

Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens1.33km from Governor's Mansion

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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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.