This week's photos from around Columbia
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Yak yak yakkin'
Columbia's Underground Railroad Heritage
Zion Hill Cemetery
Final resting place of many local African-Americans,
some of whom fought for the Union in the Civil War.
This sign continues to rust into something interesting.
More of the unique statuary at Mount Bethel Cemetery . . .
Two of our former teachers . . .
John Houston Mifflin's head upon a stand
Here's a closeup of the old gent.
Looks like the guy in the back is holding a baseball bat to clobber any stray rebels coming across.
Giant angel out for a walk
Class of 1968
(Locust Street Park)
One of Columbia's many pine cones
North 4th Street hill
The sidewalk ends here, and there are hedges where the sidewalk should be.
Web of shadows on Commerce Street
Busted shutter on the steps
Where's the rest of the sign?
Striped propellers for your striped airplane
Ghost sign, less ghostly than most
Out at the Visitors' Center
Cardinal creeping around . . .
Here's one at Our Lady of the Angels.
Sign under the overgrowth
Old "Old Glory"
Swans, lotsa swans
Off to Middle Creek!
Time for a cleanup
Up on the rooftop, click, click, click
Surveillance video shows that this fence at the Turkey Hill Experience was damaged by high winds on February 24 at 10 p.m.
[Photos by Howard Stevens]
Turkey Hill might need to call in "The Fence Expert."
The Home of the Keeley Stove Company, North 2nd & Maple. Several of the stoves still "reside" at the Columbia Market House.
Veterans Memorial Plaza in the snow...
[Photos by Todd Stahl]