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The 23rd SC Infantry will present The Skirmish at Gambles Hotel ‘The Columns’ from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and at 7 a.m. Sunday.

The Skirmish at Gamble’s Hotel depicts an encounter that occurred on March 5, 1865 when 500 Federal soldiers marched into the Florence area to destroy the railroad depot. They were met by Confederate soldiers and 400 area home guards.

The Columns is a popular name for The Harwell House at Rankin Plantation, a beautiful antebellum home. The name refers to the 22 Greek-style, Doric columns on three sides of the home. Events include battle reenactments on Saturday & Sunday, Saturday night dance, Sunday morning church service and more.

Admission: Adults $10, Students (under 18) $5, Children under 12 are admitted free with an adult.

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