5001 Rankin Plantation Rd., Mars Bluff, SC
The Columns was built in 1857 and is an outstanding example of the Greek Revival style. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The property is the last working plantation in the area and is the site of the annual “Skirmish at Gamble’s Hotel,” a Civil War battle reenactment held in March. The Columns is a private residence. Tours of the home are scheduled two weeks in advance for groups of 10 or more people.