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.
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)