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Artifact of the Week: Glass Decanter

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…

Artifact of the Week: Brock and Linley House

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…

Artifact of the Week: Tinker Toy

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

Artifact of the Week: Total-Electric Farm and Home Award

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…

Artifact of the Week: St. Nicholas Magazine

These are original issues of the St. Nicholas magazine. Beginning in 1873, this magazine featured children’s literature from leading authors of the…

Robert Anderson Fountain Restoration Begins

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

Anderson County Museum is Featured in Anderson Independent Mail

Learn more about the Robert Anderson Fountain and the plans for restoration in this spotlight by Anderson Independent Mail.

Artifact of the Week: Dental Crowns

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…

Artifact of the Week: Radio

This walkie-talkie radio known officially as the AN/PRC 6 or unofficially as the “Banana radio” or “Prick 6” was designed and used by the US Military…

Conservation of the Robert Anderson Fountain Begins

On July 19th the Warren Lasch Conservation Center at the Clemson University Restoration Institute in North Charleston, SC began the arduous task of…