The Barber House, according to family tradition, was constructed ca. 1880 and expanded in the early twentieth century. It is significant for its association during the late ninteenth century with the South Carolina Land Commision, a unique attempt by a southern state to give freedmen the opportunity to own land. Although many freedmen eventually lost their land, the land on which the Barber House is located has remained in the same family since 1872. The numerous additions made to the house in the early twentieth century reflect the growing prosperity of this black family in the years after the Civil WarRead More
A Home For History
Listed in the National Register of Historic Places on March 27, 1986
Memorial Day – Monday, May 28, 2012
Lower Richland County
Commemoration – CelebrationRead More
Lower Richland Count Memorial Day – May 30th, 2011.
Memorial Commemoration at St. John Resurrection Memorial Gardens.
Ault Road, Hopkins, SC @ 11am.
Heritage Celebration at the Historic Harriet Barber House.
116 Barberville Loop Lower Richland Blvd @ 12 noon.
Free Food and Live Entertainment. Hay Rides – Kiddie Carnival – Vendors.
Presented by SERCO and sponsored by Richland County Hospitality Tax Grant.
For further info: 803-695-7669.
Strong Threads Lecture Series concludes with Rev. Dr. Neal Jones.Read More