Monthly Archives: July 2018

What’s in a Name? SC’s Old 96 District

Why is this area of South Carolina called the Old 96 District? From all reports our region was named after a judicial district dating back to the Colonial era when law and order came to the South Carolina backcountry. This area was 96 miles down from the Cherokee Path around Keowee, a major Cherokee town […]

It’s Peak Peach Season In South Carolina!

Peaches have been an important commercial crop in South Carolina dating all the way back to the mid 1800’s. The industry began to take off with the introduction of the railroad. Packing sheds were built right along the railway so that railcars could easily load the peaches up and ship them long distances before highways […]

Moonshine and Craft Beer on SC’s Freshwater Coast

Moonshine and craft beer. It seems those are common words today! When we think of the best of South Carolina and Old 96 District, a lot of images come to mind. Football, hiking Cedar Bluff Trail at Calhoun Falls State Park, sweet tea, touring Ninety-Six National Historic Site, kayaking on Lake Thurmond and moonshine. In […]

Barbeque Is on The Menu in Laurens, South Carolina

Do you like good Barbeque? Then this is an event you do not want to miss! The 18th edition of Squealin’ on the Square  will be staged on October 5-6, 2018. This is an event that needs to be on your fall calendar. Squealin’ on the Square in downtown Laurens, SC, will celebrate their 18th […]

South Carolina Golf Packages-Links on the Lake

Looking for great South Carolina Golf packages, look no further. We have several to choose from in the SC Old 96 District. Hickory Knob State Resort golf course offers golfers of all ages and abilities the option to choose from a variety of golf courses and overnight accommodations. Offer is valid year-round! Links on the Lake Golf Package The […]

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