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What's Hot This December
Posted on November 22, 2016 at 7:03AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Holiday celebrations, special events around town and a number of museum exhibits are all in store for December. Check out our roundup of things to do below, then take a look at ...
What's Hot This Holiday Season: Your Guide to Columbia, SC Festivities
Posted on November 2, 2016 at 9:12AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Get ready to give thanks, gather with family and friends and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year! The holiday season is officially upon us and we have everything you need to know about ...
What's Hot This Halloweekend: Tricks, Treats and Terrors
Posted on October 28, 2016 at 6:00AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Halloween is here, so gather up some ghosts and goblins and get witchy this weekend at a number of events and activities going on around town! Read on for our roundup below, then take a look at ...
What's Hot This Weekend: Walk for Life, Bridge Dinner and Halloween Fun
Posted on October 21, 2016 at 7:39AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Gear up for an action-packed weekend full of events, concerts, food and more! Continue reading for our roundup below, then look through our calendar of events for everything that's going ...
What's Hot This Weekend: SC State Fair, Restaurant Week and Oktoberfests
Posted on October 14, 2016 at 6:18AM by Dayna Cantelmi
What do funnel cakes, frights and flying monkeys have in common? You can experience all of these and more this weekend! Read on for our roundup below, then take a look at our calendar of ...
What's Hot This Weekend: Festivals, Oz and Gamecock Football
Posted on September 28, 2016 at 7:18AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Autumn is in the air and a weekend full of fun events and activities are in store! Continue reading for our roundup below, then check out our calendar of events for all that's going on in ...
What's Hot This Weekend: Okra, Fall Festivals and Country Music
Posted on September 23, 2016 at 6:04AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Summer may be over, but there's still a ton of things to do this weekend! Read on for our roundup below, then take a look at our calendar of events for all that's happening in Columbia, ...
What's Hot This Weekend: Jubilee, Greek Festival and Gamecock Football
Posted on September 16, 2016 at 7:11AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Football, festivals and fitness, oh my! This weekend has all the fixin's to get you ready for fall. Continue reading for our roundup below, then peruse our calendar of events for ...
What's Hot This Weekend: Maroon 5, Roller Derby and Festivals
Posted on September 9, 2016 at 6:23AM by Dayna Cantelmi
September is moving full steam ahead with a jam-packed schedule of events this weekend. Keep reading for our roundup below, then check out our calendar of events for everything that's ...

Lexington County Museum

  • 231 Fox Street
  • Lexington, SC 29071
  • Phone: 803-359-8369
  • Fax: 803-808-2160
  • Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10 am - 4 pm; Sunday 1 - 4 pm
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Founded in 1970, the Lexington County Museum is a 7-acre complex with 30 historic structures. The museum interprets everyday life in Lexington County from ca. 1770 to the start of the Civil War.  Among others, buildings on the site include the ca. 1832 John Fox House, a 10-room home depicting life in the 1850s; the 1771 Lawrence Corley Log House, the oldest building in the town of Lexington; the 1850 Wadlington Pigeonaire and numerous outbuildings. The museum features a large collection of locally-made artifacts such as historic quilts, firearms, furniture, and pottery.  Reservations are encouraged.  Costumed guides lead visitors on one-hour tours through many of the historic structures.

Lexington County’s Planning and GIS Department has partnered with the Lexington County Museum to create a virtual tour of historic sites and structures that exist or once existed in Lexington County. The map tour allows people to see historic photos of the structure or site and then see a modern photo.  Another image shows the historic photo superimposed on the modern photo.  To see the virtual tour and learn more, visit:
http://maps.lex-co.com/heritagetour/.



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