If you are a patron of the arts or enjoy learning about
Greenwood County South Carolina history and the culture of an area, then youíll fall in love with the abundance of interesting places to visit and things to do in and around Greenwood and Abbeville SC. Our area is located along the South Carolina National Heritage Corridor and several historic homes and buildings of interest are found here.
The South Carolina National Heritage Corridor runs from the northwestern corner of the state, along the Savannah River to the port city of Charleston. This route was designated by congress in 1966 as a National Heritage Area. The South Carolina Heritage Corridor is being developed by private citizens, governmental agencies, conservation groups, businesses, and communities to promote economic development in rural areas of South Carolina through heritage tourism. These historic sites are found in our area of the corridor and are great places to visit!
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|Abbeville Opera House
100 Court Street, Town Square
The Abbeville Opera House flourished when the city of Abbeville was a thriving railway depot from around 1908 to the late 1960ís. During its heyday, stars like Fanny Brice, Sarah Bernhart, Jimmy Durante and Groucho Marx attended performances. In 1968 it was fully restored with its original elegance and live theatre performances take place year round now. The Abbeville Opera House is open to the public Monday-Friday, 9:00-5:00; performances Fridays and Saturdays (summer and winter seasons). Call for more information.
N. Main and Greenville Streets
The Burt Stark Mansion is a National Historic Landmark and the site of the infamous meeting of the War Council of Confederate Forces with President Jefferson Davis to formally end the war and disband. During this time the home belonged to Armistead Burt and his family, who were loyalists to the Confederacy and friends with the president, who was fleeing from the fall of Richmond. Built by David Lesley, Burt and his wife purchased the home in 1862. The home is open Friday and Saturdayís from 1 to 5 during the winter months and Tuesday thru Saturday 1 to 5 during the summer months.
409 Emerald Farm Rd
Greenwood, SC 29646
864.223.2247 or 864.223.9747
Emerald Farm is home to the famous Saanen Goat Milk Soap. Each year, hundreds of visitors come to this beautiful 75-acre farm bringing children to see and pet goats, sheep, cows, horses, and even try milking a goat. The soap factory and gift shop offer a variety of handmade soaps and crafts.
Located just off County Farm Road from Ninety Six, Emerald Farm is a real working farm. A soap factory has been built on the premises, and items made by hand from goat's milk are for sale.
|Ninety Six National Historic Site
SC 248, 2 miles south of Ninety Six
Ninety Six, SC 29666
864.543.4068 or 803.637.2060
Ninety Six SC was established in the early
1700's, and derives its name from the
mistaken believ that it was 96
iles to the nearest Cherokee settlement
of Keowee. In 1781, Major General
Nathaniel Greene and 1,000 patriot
troups staged the longest siege of the
Revolutionary War. The ruins of the fort and the patriot's siege lines survive in good condition. The National Park Service maintains the historic star fort, visitor center, and interpretive trail at this frontier settlement and Revolutionary War battle site. They also conduct archaeological digs, and restorations.
Open daily. Free.
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