Educational Tours & Living History Museum

Historic Harriet Barber House & Grounds


The Historic Harriet Barber House (circa 1875) is located in Lower Richland County, South Carolina, will provide researchers / students with a glimpse of African American family life during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

We welcome schools, historians, organizations, and everyone that wishes to celebrate our African American Heritage.



Multiple events, projects, and celebrations are held on the grounds throughout the year such as the Memorial Day weekend celebration, the annual BBQ & Blues festival, Strong Threads African American Heritage Festival, various  historic moving exhibits, family reunions, Taste & Tours, Art Exhibits, The Eclipse peeping & pig pick'n and more! 



Tours may be arranged by appointment only.  

To schedule tours contact:

 Carrie B. White  

(803) 695-0878 or email:


$4 Students

$7 Adults

Lesson plans are available and correlated with SC Studies Standards for a fee of $25.00

please visit the donations/tours page to pay online.


Welcome to our virtual tour!

More information about the Swampfest At The Congaree 2021 coming soon on the news/events page.

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