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Thu, 05/19/2022

In honor of Memorial Day, the Anderson County Museum will be closed from Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30.

 

Our normal hours of operation will resume on Tuesday, May 31.

Fri, 04/22/2022

The Anderson County Museum would like to extend our gratitude to Callie Williamson and Camryn Hunter for their stellar performance in this years Dancing for Our Heroes!

Wed, 04/20/2022

The restoration of the Robert Anderson Fountain is going very well! Check out this video uploaded by the Anderson County YouTube page. Thank you to everyone working on the restoration and to the…

Tue, 04/19/2022

The artifact of the week for April 19th are these glass insulators once used in Anderson, South Carolina!

 

"This clear glass insulator was manufactured by Hemingray about 115…

Thu, 10/28/2021

This glass decanter with a cork stopper was made sometime in the 1930's. This decanter features a circular pattern throughout the design and has been discolored due to the age and use of the…

Tue, 10/12/2021

Join us in celebrating as we induct two new members of our Anderson County Hall of Fame, James A. Brock and John W. Linley. Seen here are their homes, both of which still stand in Anderson. Brock’…

Tue, 10/05/2021

This Tinkertoy Wonder Builder Construction set was manufactured in 1920 in Evanston, Ill. The set includes wooden spools and rods that can be fit together in order to build different structures.…

Tue, 09/28/2021

This metal sign was presented to John A. Rainey for his all electric farm near Starr, SC. The "Total-Electric Farm and Home Award" was created by Duke Power to incentivize the electrification of…

Tue, 08/24/2021

These are original issues of the St. Nicholas magazine. Beginning in 1873, this magazine featured children’s literature from leading authors of the day. The collection seen here belonged to…

Tue, 08/24/2021

Almost 6,000 pounds of fountain was carefully collected and taken to Charleston to begin restoration by the same group that restored the Hunley submarine. Dating back to 1906, the fountain was…

Tue, 08/24/2021

Learn more about the Robert Anderson Fountain and the plans for restoration in this…

Tue, 08/17/2021

This box of dental crowns dates to the early 1900s and the faux teeth inside were made of porcelain. The hollow crown was filled with a small metal rod and inserted into the gum.