Alfred and Mary Bracey have felt a sense of community in Columbia, ever since they moved there over 30 years ago. Maybe that is why, even after retiring from their jobs, they do not want to live anywhere else. The married couple talk about some of the places they have seen being built in town, as well as, some of the social and community groups they enjoy.
Gretchen Moore was an “almost” pioneer to Columbia having moved here in 1972. She recounts her Long Reach and Owen Brown Village neighborhoods and the reasons why she felt such cohesiveness there. The concept of village centers and how they have changed throughout the years is talked about, as well as, her experiences with community groups, early shopping opportunities, and the amenities in Columbia.
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