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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…

Artifact of the Week: Brass Fire Bell

This brass fire bell from the Anderson City Fire Department dates from the 1940s to the 1960s. Stop by today to see other items from Anderson’s…

Artifact of the Week: Goldenrod Vacuum Cleaner

Don’t you love this vintage vacuum? This circa 1911 Goldenrod Vacuum Cleaner is fascinating not only in its design but its use! The Goldenrod was…

Artifact of the Week: Marchbanks & Babb Jewelry Box

This jewelry box is from downtown Anderson, c.a. 1915. Marchbanks & Babb Jewelers operated on North Main Street approximately between the years…

ACM thanks Duke Energy Carolinas

The Anderson County Museum is grateful to Duke Energy Carolinas for a $3000 Community Grant from the Duke Energy Foundation. Their generous gift goes…