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There are 36 Historic Markers in Lancaster County.

Barr's Tavern Site   -   DAR 29-11
  E of US 521 at northern city limits of Lancaster, SC        


Battle of Hanging Rock   -   SCHM 29-1
  Intersection of Old Camden- Waxhaw Road & US 521, Heath Springs        


Beaver Creek Skirmish   -   DAR 29-19
  Intersection of Roads 13 and 15, S Lancaster county        


Birthplace of Andrew Jackson   -   DAR 29-9
  US 521, S of Andrew Jackson State Park        


Birthplace of Andrew Jackson   -   DAR 29-9
  intersection of Charlotte Highway (U.S. 521) and Old Church Rd., Van Wyck, SC        


Boundary Line   -   SCHM 29-14
  At southern edge of Andrew Jackson State Park on US 521        


Buford Monument   -    
  Buford Battleground County Park on Rocky River Road, Lancaster, SC        


Buford's Bloody Battleground   -   SCHM 29-2
  SC 9 and US 522 E of Lancaster, NW side of this intersection        


Camp Creek Methodist Church   -   SCHM 29-21
  4721 Great Falls Hwy., Lancaste, SC        


Capture of Provisions at Flat Rock   -   DAR 29-19
  Intersection of Roads 13 and 15, S Lancaster county        


Clinton Memorial Cemetery / Isom C. Clinton   -   SCHM 29-22
  Clinton School Rd., Lancaster, SC        


Flat Creek Baptist Church   -   SCHM 29-20
  Infront of the church, S.c. Hwy. 265 near Kershaw        


Franklin Academy   -   DAR 29-8
  Central Elementary School, Dunlap Street, Lancaster        


Haile Gold Mine   -   SCHM 29-27
  Haile Gold Mine Rd., Kershaw, SC        


James Ingram Home   -   DAR 29-10
  Road 15 at intersection with Hanging Rock Road, about 2 miles S of Heath Springs        


John Simpson   -   SCHM 29-4
  The Courthouse Lancaster County        


Kershaw   -   SCHM 29-23
  Intersection of N. Hampton St. (U.S. Hwy. 521) and E. Hilton St. (U.S. Hwy. 601), Kershaw, SC        


Kershaw's First Library   -   SCHM 29-24
  N. Cleveland St., Kershaw, SC        


Kilburnie   -   SCHM 29-16
  204 North White Street, Lancaster, SC        


King Hagler's Murder   -   DAR 29-7
  SC 5, 2 miles W of US 521        


Lancaster   -   SCHM 29-26
  On W Arch St at main St (US 521), Lancaster, SC        


Lancaster & Chester Railway   -   SCHM 29-29
  512 S. Main St., Lancaster, SC        


Lancaster County Courthouse   -   SCHM 29-4
  The Courthouse Lancaster County        


Lancaster Normal and Industrial Institute   -   SCHM 29-6
  East Barr Street, Lancaster        


Lancasterville Presbyterian Church   -   SCHM 29-15
  on West Gay Street between French and Plyler Streets, Lancaster, SC        


Leroy Springs House   -   SCHM 29-17
  Corner of Gay and Catawba Streets, Lancaster, SC        


Major Crawford's Home   -   DAR 29-12
  SC 5, .25 mile W of intersection with US 521        


Memorials and Archaeology   -    
  Buford Battleground County Park on Rocky River Road, Lancaster, SC        


Mt. Carmel Campground   -   SCHM 29-13
  about 1.6 miles S of Cauthen Crossroads on Road 19        


Oldest Continuous Public School Site in Lancaster County   -   DAR 29-8
  Central Elementary School, Dunlap Street, Lancaster        


Robert Mills   -   SCHM 29-5
  208 W. Gray Street, Lancaster        


Stephen Decatur Miller   -   SCHM 29-18
  Junction of us 521 and SC 75        


The Jail   -   SCHM 29-5
  208 W. Gray Street, Lancaster        


The Revolution in the Backcountry / Sumter’s Camp at Clems Branch   -   SCHM 29-28
  Harrisburg Rd. (S.C. Sec. Rd. 64), between Hancock and Fort Mill        


Waxhaw Presbyterian Church   -   SCHM 29-3
  US 521, N of Lancaster at Road 775 (A dupli­cate marker is located Waf Lancaster on SC 9 at SC 9 by-pass)        


Welsh's Station / Kershaw Depot   -   SCHM 29-25
  at the Kershaw Depot, N. Cleveland St., Kershaw, SC


A blog by Kim Blum-Hyclak


Take a leisurely walk through Lancaster's picturesque downtown historic sites.  A plaque is located in the sidewalk in front of each historic site.  This plaque corresponds to the list of historic locations.  For more information, call 803-286-8414.


196 Andrew Jackson Park Road
Lanaster, SC 29720

Hike the nature trails, take in the historic museum and schoolhouse and fishing in the lake.  A 25-site campground is located on the lake at the station, tent, and RV sites.  Primitive camping is also available.


The South Carolina Tourism website

1824 Craig Farm Road
Lancaster, SC 29720

Kilburnie, believed to be the oldest surviving dwelling in Lancaster, was built circa 1827.  It was moved to its present location at Craig Farm where it serves as a unique bed and breakfast.


512 South Main Street
Lancaster, SC 29720

The headquarters of the L & C Railway houses a railroad museum filled with memorabilia of earlier railroad days in Lancaster County.  A scale model of the L & C Springmaid Line, which extends from Kershaw to Chester, runs through the museum.  The facility is also home to L & C Rail Tours, offering luxury tours and parties aboard the Golden Tower and the J. P. Henderson, the company's private rail cars.  One of the country's top private rail car restoration and rebuilding shops in also located here.  Currently open by appointment.


The Lancaster Shag Club is an organization of people in Lancaster and surrounding areas interested in the Official State Dance of South Carolina, the Shag.  The club is dedicated to promoting and preserving beach music, shag music and shag dancing.  Lancaster Shag Club Inc. is a member of the Society of Stranders (SOS), a corporation owned by the Association of Carolina Shag Clubs (ACSC).


1898 Park Drive
Catawba, SC 29704

Located in Chester and Lancaster County, currenty open to the public on the Chester side.  The park is home to the rare Rocky Shoals Spider Lily, which grows in the shallows of the river.  Hike the nature trails to view the bald eagle nests, see remnants of the historic canal, or view the lilies in bloom.  Kayaking and canoeing are also popular year-round.


3200 Commerce Drive, Suite A
Richburg, SC 29729-9492
Telephone: 803.385.6800
Fax: 803.789.7077
Toll free: 1.800.968.5909

The Olde English District is one of eleven tourism regions located in South Carolina.  The name refers to the region's early settlement by the English in the mid-1770's and to the Revolutionary War battles fought here.  The District is made up of seven Counties:  Chester, Chesterfield, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, Union and York.


At South Carolina's scenic State Parks, you will find the best boating, mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing, kayaking, canoeing and hiking in South Carolina.