Monthly Archives: December 2015

Hamilton Branch State Park

Hamilton Branch State Park, located in Plum Branch, SC, occupies a peninsula on the 70,000-acre Lake Thurmond. Thanks to activities such as fishing, boating and lakefront camping, the park is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts looking to spend time on the water. Campers can reserve one of more than 150 spacious, lakefront camping sites, an ideal […]

McGowan-Barksdale-Bundy House an Architectual Delight

The McGowan-Barksdale-Bundy House is an architectual delight. Known as “The Generals’ House”, the McGowan-Barksdale-Bundy House in Abbeville, SC is an excellent example of the Queen Anne style, characterized by towers, turrets, multi-faceted roofs and windows and various textures of exterior material. Completed in 1888, the house has 4 levels. Behind the main house are 3 servant […]

Calhoun Falls State Park

Calhoun Falls State Park sits along several pine-covered points extending out into sparsely-developed Lake Russell. The Calhoun Falls campground is one of the most coveted in the park system, with spacious RV and tent sites complete with forested, shoreline views of the lake. Day-use activities include a short, easy nature trail, tennis court, seasonal swimming […]

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