Let's Go!

Virtual reality tours of some of South Carolina’s most interesting historical sites on your desktop computer or the Matterport App. Each tour includes an overview video and photo gallery.

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Check out virtual reality tours of some of South Carolina’s most interesting historical sites on your desktop computer or the Matterport App. Each tour includes an overview video and photo gallery.

In 2020, SCETV won a Bronze Telly Award in the "Immersive & Mixed Reality Craft-Use of VR" category for Let's Go! View the press release. The Telly Awards annually showcase the best work created within television and across video for all screens. Receiving more than 12,000 entries from all 50 states and five continents, Telly Award winners represent work from some of the most respected advertising agencies, television stations, production companies and publishers from around the world.

In 2018, SCETV won the Gold AVA Digital Award for Knowitall's Let's Go! View the press release. 

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Let's Go! - VR Instructions
Let's Go! - VR Instructions

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To View VRs on a DESKTOP COMPUTER, click the links below: H.L. Hunley Museum Historic Brattonsville Homestead House Old Exchange & Dungeon Powder Magazine South Carolina State House USS Yorktown...
Lunsford Grave | The SC State House
Lunsford Grave | The SC State House

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The inscription reads: “Captain Swanson Lunsford, a native of Va., and for many years a resident of Columbia. Died August 7, 1799 . . . Aged about 40 years. He was a member of Lee’s Legion in the...
Main Lobby Art | The SC State House
Main Lobby Art | The SC State House

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As is common with other areas of the State House, memorials, statuary, and other objects of art can be seen in the main lobby. These include a marble replica of the Ordinance of Secession, a memorial...
Main Lobby Features | The SC State House
Main Lobby Features | The SC State House

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Other features of the main lobby include the outside facade, the false dome, the dome room, which leads to the outer dome, and hand-carved mahogany doors which provide entrance to the Joint...
Mann Simons Site | Let's Go!
Mann Simons Site | Let's Go!

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The Mann-Simons Site, home to the same entrepreneurial African American family for nearly 130 years, traces the journey of Columbia’s African American community from enslavement through urban renewal...
Mann-Simons House Photo Gallery | Let's Go!
Mann-Simons House Photo Gallery | Let's Go!

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Mann-Simons Partial Family Tree Mann-Simons Family Portraits Case of Excavated Artifacts, Including A Rubber "Bouncy" Ball Photograph of John Lucius Simons, Sr.'s Sons: John Lucius Simons, Jr. (Left)...
Marble Floors | The SC State House
Marble Floors | The SC State House

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The pink and white floors of the lower lobby are over 100 years old. The white marble, like that of the walls, is from Georgia. The pink marble is from Tennessee.
Marble Walls | The SC State House
Marble Walls | The SC State House

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A result of the State House renovations, a significant change to the lower lobby has been the addition of white Georgian marble to the walls.

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Historic Columbia

Historic Columbia

Historic Columbia is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving Columbia and Richland County's historic and cultural heritage.