Champion and Pearson Funeral Home (NRIS 100001334)

Address: 1325 Park St., Columbia, South Carolina. County/parish: Richland.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places July 17, 2017.

Also known as:

  • Pearson Funeral Home

From Wikipedia:

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

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