South Carolina’s Historic Sites
Red barns are iconic across rural America, but have you ever wondered why so many are painted this prolific color?
180+ years later, this historic chapel in South Carolina is no longer in use, and today, still looks much like it did when it was first built
If you’ve ever seen an old house on a lifted foundation and wondered why it was built that way, here is your answer!
A portion of this South Carolina home is believed to have been built in 1786 and added on to over time. It was also a busy stop for travelers along the Stagecoach Road. Back then, it sat at the center of a 1,200-acre rice plantation where hundreds were enslaved.
Haint Blue, which actually encompasses a collection of colors from blue to green, is an iconic shade tha can be found adorning mansions and rural cabins across the South. And while the popularity of the color seems endless, few know the complicated history it entails.
Empty in South Carolina, this historic home has a story as interesting as its architecture.
If you’ve ever wondered about daffodils that appear every Spring, they hold an interesting story and fascinating clues to the past.
Built in 1873, this Methodist Church served the town of Ridgeway for 100 years before finally closing its doors for good in 1980.
Built in the 1920s, this South Carolina schoolhouse was quickly put out to pasture where it still sits today.
A modest two-room log cabin was built here in the 1820s and expanded over time.
This brick plantation home sits at an important crossroads that has hosted many visitors, including Jefferson Davis.
Standing today in a ghost town, this store is situated just along the railroad where it once served locals and passengers on the Atlantic Coast Line.
Signs from all the biggest soda vendors decorate this forgotten Gulf Gas Station.
[Laurens County, SC]
This ghost town in South Carolina has a fascinating history, reaching back to the early 1700s.
This South Carolina church, originally constructed in 1757, would be burned in the Revolutionary War. Locals then restored it, only to be destroyed again in the 1860s.