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Columns Plantation

5001 Rankin Plantation Rd, Florence, SC 29506-8403
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Columns 2018

The Columns is an excellent preservation of an 1850’s plantation home. The re-enactment of the... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
jwatson958
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Darlington, South Carolina
Nice Venue

Easy access....large parking area...Restrooms...Great Food...Beautiful for pictures...old southern... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
beye2020
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Florence, South Carolina
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5001 Rankin Plantation Rd, Florence, SC 29506-8403
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

The Columns is an excellent preservation of an 1850’s plantation home. The re-enactment of the Skirmish at Gambles Hotel is held here yearly in March. The site is a working plantation with cattle and a crawfish farm.

2  Thank jwatson958
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Easy access....large parking area...Restrooms...Great Food...Beautiful for pictures...old southern plantation home...over 150 years old....YIKES...

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Wanted to learn about the history Columns Plantation, unfortunately, not open to the public. I called and verified this information.

1  Thank Ashira F
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Absolutely beautiful. Kay is so informative. She tells you personal stories of the family that lived there. The home and grounds are very well kept.

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Reviewed 22 March 2016

We were spending the night in Florence and by chance called the Columns to see when we could get a tour. Kay, the wife of the owner of the property, invited us out that evening. She personally gave us a tour of the grounds and...More

5  Thank Dave M
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

We came for annual civil war reenactment and were able to tour the house. Youre only permitted in the lower living areas as the Rankin family descendants still live in the house. There was a period wedding when we were there which looked lovely. It's...More

2  Thank David C
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Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

The staff was super friendly. The wedding was held outside under beautiful old oak trees. Off the beaten path...but loaded with beauty!

1  Thank Audra C
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

This old plantation is so beautiful, We have attended two mothers Days dinners here and both times was a wonderful experience. The home has such beauty and is preserved in the 1900s. Defiantly a place to visit.

1  Thank heather9109
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

Get the full experience of the plantation house and the Battle of the Columns during the re-enactment scheduled every March. Tour of the house is given by period dressed guides. Only able to see the first floor as the house is being lived in as...More

2  Thank TeaRoseVa09
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

Lots of history here. You can tour the house (just a few downstair rooms). They let us roam the grounds and later we watched the battle. Very interesting. I think they only do this once a year.

3  Thank Dreammaker14
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