South Carolina’s Historic Sites
Why is that Old Building Lifted Off the Ground?
If you’ve ever seen an old house on a lifted foundation and wondered why it was built that way, here is your answer!
South Carolina Plantation and Boarding House Along the Stagecoach Road
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.
What Is Haint Blue?
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.
The House of Eight Gables
Empty in South Carolina, this historic home has a story as interesting as its architecture.
Daffodil Ghost Gardens of the South
If you’ve ever wondered about daffodils that appear every Spring, they hold an interesting story and fascinating clues to the past.
Empty Methodist Church on the National Historic Register
Built in 1873, this Methodist Church served the town of Ridgeway for 100 years before finally closing its doors for good in 1980.
Early 1900s Schoolhouse is Put Out to Pasture
Built in the 1920s, this South Carolina schoolhouse was quickly put out to pasture where it still sits today.
South Carolina Home Holds 200 years of history within its walls
A modest two-room log cabin was built here in the 1820s and expanded over time.
Historic Cross Keys Plantation & Stagecoach Stop has Served Many Visitors
This brick plantation home sits at an important crossroads that has hosted many visitors, including Jefferson Davis.
Old Country Store in a South Carolina Ghost Town
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.
Old Country Store in Upcountry South Carolina
Signs from all the biggest soda vendors decorate this forgotten Gulf Gas Station.
[Laurens County, SC]
South Carolina Ghost Town on the Railroad
This ghost town in South Carolina has a fascinating history, reaching back to the early 1700s.
The Ruins of one of South Carolina’s Oldest Churches
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.