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African American Sites at Mars Bluff

The area surrounding Francis Marion University is very rich in African American history. The African-American Sites at Mars Bluff include ...
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Cheraw, Historic Downtown

Stroll through the streets of historic Cheraw and see beautiful architecture dating back to 1770. You will see churches, homes ...
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Dizzy Gillespie Sites

The bronze statue in Cheraw captures his personality perfectly: puffy cheeks, closed eyes and a bent trumpet. The Dizzy Gillespie ...
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Florence Museum & William H Johnson Collection

The Florence Museum holds a collection of artifacts from the American Civil War through World War I, as well as ...
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Franklin G. Burroughs—Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

Franklin G. Burroughs—Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

The Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum in Myrtle Beach offers unique and educational exhibits that inspire ...
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Georgetown County Museum

Visit the Georgetown County Museum to see a unique exhibit on plantation life. You’ll find articles from both the personal ...
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Hobcaw Barony

Internationally known as being a center for research and education, Hobcaw Barony was once a place where Winston Churchill and ...
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Hopsewee Plantation

The Hopsewee Plantation in Georgetown is a classic 18th century colonial plantation house open most days of the week for ...
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Marion County Museum

Located in the first public school building in Marion County, the museum offers a glimpse into the history of Marion ...
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Marlboro County Historical Museum

Housed in a 1902 Victorian dwelling, this site was the former family homes of Dr. John Frank Kinney and his ...
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Myrtle Beach Colored School

The Myrtle Beach Colored School served African-American students in the Myrtle Beach area from 1923-1958. Parts of the original building ...
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North Myrtle Beach Area Historical Museum

Visit one of the newest museums on the Grand Strand. Opened in 2013, the NMB Museum invites you to step ...
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Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden

Pearl Fryar is the man behind the garden with a bigger personality than his tallest topiary. He has a knack ...
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Rice

Rice

Throughout the 1700s, South Carolina’s economy was predominately based on rice. Because of the knowledge imported slaves from West Africa ...
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Rice Museum

Learn about the importance of rice in the history of Georgetown at the Rice Museum. In 1840, Georgetown produced almost ...
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Ronald E. McNair Life History Center & Memorial Park

Ronald E. McNair Life History Center & Memorial Park

Dr. Ronald E. McNair, space shuttle astronaut, perished at age 35 aboard the Challenger. His memorial chronicles his life as ...
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SC Hall of Fame

The South Carolina Hall of Fame honors SC citizens who have made or are making great contributions to the state’s ...
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SC Welcome Center - Hamer

SC Welcome Center – Hamer

Stop in the Hamer (Dillon) Welcome Center on 1-95 to get lots of information on what’s happening in our region ...
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Schoolhouse Bar-B-Que

At Schoolhouse Bar-B-Que, you will enjoy an “all you can eat” style buffet of southern goodness inside an old four-room ...
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Scott's BBQ

Scott’s BBQ

Scott's Barbecue in Hemingway, South Carolina, is a nationally-known favorite for its whole hog bbq roasted over hardwood coals. Get ...
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Southern African American Heritage Center

The Southern African American Heritage Center in Cheraw brings the 1800s and mid-1900s to life. As you enter you are ...
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The Grove – The Inn on Harlee

Spend the night, or two, at The Grove - The Inn on Harlee in the town of Marion. Relax inside ...
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West Broad Street Historic District

West Broad Street Historic District features beautiful late 19th -20th century residences designed by Marlboro County Native Lawrence Reese. Reese ...
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