History Museums in SC Old 96 District

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The Old 96 District preserves the region’s history by collecting and sharing stories of the people who shaped that history. Along with collections, artifacts and other objects of historical, cultural and scientific importance, our museums provide extraordinary insight into the birth and development of the places and people in the Old 96 District. It also exhibits their impact beyond the region.

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Lake Greenwood State Park 302 State Park Rd. Ninety Six, SC 29666
The Civilian Conservation Corps Museum, part of the John Drummond and Holly Self Drummond Environmental Education Conference Center, is home to an extensive set of interactive exhibits describing t...
Greenwood County
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400 North Broad Street, Clinton, SC, United States
Enjoy a history of Clinton through exhibits and collections.
Laurens County
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104 Courthouse Square, Edgefield, SC, United States
This historic building currently serves as a genealogical and historical research center focusing on the Old 96 District. It is the headquarters for the Courtesy Center and Archives, the visitor an...
Edgefield County
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237 N Hospital St, Greenwood, SC, United States
Dr. Mays was born in Greenwood County in 1895 and died in 1984 He served as president of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia from 1940-1967. He was considered by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as on...
Greenwood County
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405 Main Street Edgefield 29824
The Edgefield County Discovery Center has state-of-the-art exhibits detailing Edgefield County history.This building was originally known as Magnolia Grove and was built in 1840 by Captain James Mi...
Edgefield County
416 Calhoun St. Johnston, SC
Known as the “Peach Capital of the World”, Edgefield county has a long history with the juicy peach.  The Edgefield County Peach Museum, take a  look at the history of the peach, pionee...
Edgefield County
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205 West Laurens Street, Laurens, SC, United States
A unique glimpse into life as it once was in Laurens County. Exhibits include primary documents, original artwork and memorabilia. Experience life stories from the county via video. Located at 205 ...
Laurens County
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770 Augusta Road, Edgefield, SC 29824, United States
803-637-3106803-637-3106
The Winchester Museum is the only museum in the world dedicated to wild turkey restoration, management and hunting. The story unfolds through exciting displays in the 7200 square foot museum, which...
Edgefield County
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1103 Hwy 248, Ninety Six, SC 29666, United States
Visit the site of the first land battle of the Revolutionary War. Our Visitor Center features exhibits and a videotape about the event. A mile-long trail includes the site of a frontier settlement ...
Greenwood County
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Located in McCormick’s historic train depot, SC Wild’s Heritage Center is home of Plantation Quilts and Underground Railroad Secret Quilt Code Collection. This interactive museum house ...
McCormick County
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106 North Main Street (Greenwood County Veterans Center) Greenwood, SC
The Greenwood County Veterans Center Hall of Heroes Military Museum serves as a public display of United States military memorabilia associated with the experiences of local veterans.
Greenwood County
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106 Main Street, Greenwood, SC 29646, United States
Take a stroll down Memory Lane as you are transported back to the turn of the century with a nostalgic walk down Main Street. Return to the gaslight and horse and buggy days as you explore the hand...
Greenwood County
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908 Main St S, Greenwood, SC 29646, United States
Step inside the past as you tour three restored rail cars from the Piedmont and Northern Railroad. Located at 908 South Main Street, Greenwood. Open April-October third Friday 2pm-4pm; third Saturd...
Greenwood County
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107 Court Square, Abbeville, South Carolina 29620, United States
This building contains five paintings by Wilbur Kurtz of Atlanta, Georgia depicting the history of Abbeville from 1756 to Reconstruction. Located on the Town Square, Abbeville. Monday-Friday 10am-4...
Abbeville County
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