Champion and Pearson Funeral Home (NRIS 100001334)
1325 Park St.,
South Carolina. County/parish: Richland.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
July 17, 2017.
Also known as:
- Champion and Pearson Funeral Home
- The Champion and Pearson Funeral Home is a historic commercial building at 1325 Park Street in Columbia, South Carolina. Built in 1929, it is an architecturally eclectic landmark in an area that was traditionally a center of African-American economic activity in the city. It was built by the Pearson family to serve as a funeral parlor and residence for the family, during the height of the Jim Crow era. The property was used as a funeral home until 1966.The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2017. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/100001334