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 […]

South Carolina Peach Capital

    South Carolina ranks #2 in peach production in the United States, second only to California. Edgefield County, in the heart of the Old 96 District, is considered “The Peach Capital of the World”. This region produces 60 percent of South Carolina’s peaches. Peaches have been an important commercial crop in South Carolina dating […]

Pleasant Lane Acres Bed & Breakfast in Old 96 District: A Refuge in the Country

Pleasant Lane Acres Bed & Breakfast in the Old 96 District is a beautiful refuge in the country.  The B & B  is several miles outside of historic Edgefield, South Carolina. As you get closer to your destination, the city will fade away and the homes and businesses in the Old 96 District are replaced by […]

Train Museums in South Carolina

The Old 96 District in South Carolina is home to several locations for train enthusiasts. The Museum of Greenwood and the Railroad Historical Center in Greenwood, South Carolina, has restored the Carolina Executive Car which was part of Piedmont and Northern Railroad. The rail line ran from Greenwood to Spartanburg and carried both heavy freight […]

Scuba Diving in Lake Thurmond, South Carolina

As the publisher of a magazine about SCUBA diving on shipwrecks, you can imagine how excited I was when I learned about a location in the Old Ninety Six district of South Carolina perfectly suited for training. As with all sports, training is essential to honing your skills in order to have a safer and […]

The Palmetto Shooting Complex at the NWTF

The Palmetto Shooting Complex at the National Wild Turkey Federation in Edgefield, S.C. is where individuals both young and old come to enjoy shooting sports. Since opening last fall, the 300-acre facility has hosted more than a dozen shooting events and welcomed more than 6,000 shooters and 20,000 visitors. And the facility is only going […]

Family Fun at Hickory Knob Resort State Park, South Carolina

Hickory Knob Resort State Park is a state park located in McCormick, South Carolina.  There is large array of activities to do there, such as camping, archery, hiking, fishing, and more.  My family and I traveled to McCormick for a day to see and do some of the things the state park had to offer.  […]

Bed & Breakfasts and Inns in the Old 96 District, South Carolina Part 2

I recently wrote a post about the Bed & Breakfasts and Inns in the Old 96 District. Filled with history, southern charm and warm, friendly inn keepers, the accommodations in the Old 96 District are worth the trip. There are so many beautiful, cozy B &B’s and Inns in the O ld 96 District that […]