Old 96 District
Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens and McCormick Counties
Experience the beauty and mystique of rural South Carolina when you take a journey into the Old 96 District, found in the western part of the state. Nestled within its waters are large populations of catfish, striped bass and plenty of other catches for the fishing enthusiast. After reeling in those large catches, take time to get to know the area's natural beauty by hiking and camping. Plus, there are a number of great golf courses available to practice sinking those putts. No matter how you like spending time with nature, this area is the great outdoors at its finest.
National Wild Turkey Federation's Winchester Museum
The world's only museum dedicated to the history of wild turkey hunting and conservation in North America, the Winchester has exhibits such as an extensive collection of turkey calls and dioramas of the five species of wild turkey.
Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Historical Preservation Site
Learn more about the man historians credit with mentoring and inspiring Dr. Martin Luther King. This site features the cabin where the Greenwood native lived, as well as a one-room schoolhouse similar to the one Mays attended. There is also a museum with photos and other artifacts.
The Abbeville Opera House
Visit Abbeville with its many eclectic shops and antique stores. The Abbeville Opera House is known throughout the South for its community plays and productions.
Old Edgefield Pottery
Take a trip 200 years back in time to when the town of Edgefield led the southeast in the production of stoneware pottery, which can last for centuries and hold up to 40 gallons. Watch as local artists take a mound of clay and turn it into art.