Mann-Simons Site

Columbia, South Carolina

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. 

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

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To View VRs on the Matterport App: The 3D experiences were shot with a Matterport Pro 3D Camera. Experience the VRs using the Matterport phone apps with either a Google Cardboard or Samsung Gear VR.

(1) Download the iOS or Android app to your phone

(2) Use your phone's browser to go to the VR link at Mann-Simons Site.

(3) When you click on a link, the Matterport App will open on your phone.

(4) The VRs will need to download to the app prior to viewing.

(5) Look for the visual queues (circles) to navigate through the VR experience.

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3D VR - Mann-Simons VR  | Let's Go!
3D VR - Mann-Simons VR | 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 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)...

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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.