Historic Guitar Mansion sold to surprised bidder

“It’s my dream to live in an historic home; I just don’t know if I can afford it.”
Monday, October 18, 2010 | 5:17 p.m. CDT; updated 10:41 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, October 20, 2010

 COLUMBIA — It is more than an old home. The Guitar Mansion has survived the Civil War and other historical sea changes. It has gone through care and bustle, neglect and vacancy. It has been a family home, a business and a bed and breakfast.