SC National Heritage Corridor communities & designated sites

The South Carolina National Heritage Corridor represents 17 counties in South Carolina including Oconee, Pickens, Anderson, Saluda, McCormick, Edgefield, Greenwood, Abbeville, Aiken, Bamberg, Barnwell, Orangeburg, Berkeley, Colleton, Charleston, Dorchester, and Georgetown. Each community has its own story to tell. The Heritage Corridor has designated official sites that are open to the public and help tell that story. Happy exploring!

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ocONEE COUNTY

Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains, Oconee County is paradise for the outdoor enthusiast from whitewater rafting to kayaking.

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Pickens county

History is abundant in Pickens County including an 1845 grist mill, charming towns & even pre-historic petroglyphs.

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Anderson county

On the shore of beautiful Lake Hartwell, Anderson County has everything from orchards & goat cheese to historic homes.

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EDGEFIELD COUNTY

Known as one of the most historic inland cities in SC, Edgefield County has quaint towns and rural peach fields for miles.

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GREENWOOD COUNTY

Greenwood County is home to amazing festivals, local shops, picture-perfect Lake Greenwood, a Revolutionary War battlefield and more. 

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ABBEVILLE COUNTY

Famous for the deep Civil War history here, the county is also located on the edge of the Savannah River & Lake Russell, making this a perfect historic or natural destination.

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SALUDA COUNTY

You'll find Saluda County is big on agriculture & nostalgia. Here you'll find the most unexpected gems with local restaurants, historic sites, and a whimsical theatre from a bygone era. 

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MCCORMICK COUNTY

Formerly a gold mine, you can still find treasure here in McCormick County in the form of everything from art venues to Lake Thurmond and the Little River Blueway.