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Riverbanks Zoo has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1973, and roots back to the early 1800s with South Carolina's textile industry and the Civil War.
The Zoo is located on 170 acres along the Saluda River in Columbia, SC.
Categories: Southern US geography stubs | Columbia, South Carolina | Zoos in the United States
Riverbanks is also a four-time winner of the Southeastern Tourism Society's Shining Example Award as the southeast's top tourist attraction and a two-time winner of the SC Parks Recreation and Tourism Governor's Cup Award as South Carolina's Leading Attraction.
The Birdhouse at Riverbanks (opened 2002) was given a Significant Achievement Award by the AZA as one of the best new zoo exhibits in the United States and features an incredible display of king, rockhopper and gentoo penguins.
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