The Fairfield County Museum in Winnsboro, SC

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Fairfield County Museum in Winnsboro, SC

Fairfield County Museum in Winnsboro, SC

  Located about eight miles off of I-77, between Columbia, SC and Rockhill, you'll find a small town with a quaint main street known as Winnsboro, SC. Winnsboro has a long history and maintains it's small town charm after all this time. Right there on Main Street, known as Congress Street, is the Fairfield County Museum.

 The Fairfield County Museum, much like the rest of town, is not a huge place. However, it is well worth a walk through to see what it has to offer. The main focal point is the history of the county in which it resides. With lots of artifacts like pottery and arrow heads that have been found throughout Fairfield, the museum offers an excellent opportunity to see living history right before your eyes. Of course, they also have special exhibits from time to time, like the current exhibit that show cases William Belk, a Winnsboro native and Iranian Hostage.

Fairfield County Museum in Winnsboro, SC

 So if you find yourself in the vicinity of Winnsboro, SC and you'd like to see a bit of the town's history, then you should stop by the museum and take a look. Admission is free, so it doesn't cost anything to check it out and see what you think. As always museums can be a fun learning experience for the whole family and this one has the added bonus of being priced right.

The Fairfield County Museum

Location - 231 South Congress Street  Winnsboro, SC 29180

Phone - 803-635-9811

Email - fairfieldmus@InfoAve.Net

Hours - Tuesday-Friday 1:30-4:30
Wednesday 10:30-4:30 (Genealogy Room open)
Saturday 10:30-3:00

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Comments (9)

Lou Ludwig
Ludwig & Associates - Boca Raton, FL
Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC

JL

Thanks for sharing the information, I enjoy visiting museums when I travel.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Oct 14, 2009 02:18 PM
JL Boney, III
Coldwell Banker - Columbia, SC
Columbia, SC Real Estate

Lou- I really enjoy them as well my friend.

Oct 14, 2009 03:00 PM
Celeste "SALLY" Cheeseman
Liberty Homes - Mililani, HI
(RA) AHWD CRS ePRO OAHU HAWAII REAL ESTATE

I love museums....when you bring your wife for your second honeymoon make sure and go to Bishop Museum....talk about some ancient hawaiian displays!

Oct 14, 2009 05:13 PM
Laura Giannotta
Keller Williams Realty - Atlantic Shore - Little Egg Harbor, NJ
Your Realtor Down the Shore!

I love those little local museums...how can you beat free!!!

Oct 14, 2009 11:51 PM
JL Boney, III
Coldwell Banker - Columbia, SC
Columbia, SC Real Estate

Sally- I am sure that we will one day be headed that way, and I will be sure to ask you for a full to do list.

Laura- It's certainly priced right.

Oct 15, 2009 02:42 AM
C. Bartch
Newark, OH

I love history like you JL so If when I'm up your way again I put this on the list of thing to do!

Oct 15, 2009 05:32 AM
Liz Loadholt
Liz Loadholt- AgentOwned Realty- Covering SC - Mount Pleasant, SC
Realtor--Broker-in-charge - Trainer--Relocation Director Covering SC

JL --- I have relatives that live in Winnsboro -- nice post on the museum --- have a great weekend.


                                                                             Mama  Liz

Oct 16, 2009 09:28 AM
Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

JL..I love history it has a habit of repeating itself..So fastinating always was my favorite subject..Going back in time you learn so much..even fashion repeats itself..This  museum looks like a nice one and it is free! Thank you

HELPFULHANNAH

Oct 18, 2009 12:14 PM
JL Boney, III
Coldwell Banker - Columbia, SC
Columbia, SC Real Estate

Cynthia- It might be worth it.

Liz- I may know them, I grew up in Winnsboro.

Hannah- Everything seems to repeat if given enough time.

Oct 18, 2009 02:34 PM