History Research & Visitor Information
The state-of-the-art vault at the Edgefield County Archives contains some of the oldest and best-preserved records in South Carolina. Furthermore, it has the most complete collection of county records next to Charleston. A vast range of court documents are available for research, dating from when the county was formally established in 1785. The Archives is open Monday-Friday, 9:00 a. m. - 12:00 p. m. and by appointment.
Categories: History Research & Visitor Information
Local museum by day and dinner theater by night! During the day the historic building opens it's doors to the public to view the state-of-the-art exhibits detailing Edgefield County history. The building also houses the local theatre company, which packs shows night after night.
Categories: Museums, History Research & Visitor Information, Historic Sites, Artisan Community
The D. A. Tompkins Memorial Library is the official visitors center of Edgefield and is operated by the Edgefield Civic League. The library averages about 2,000 visitors a year from around 40 states and several foreign countries. Not only does the Welcome Center provide maps, books, and souvenirs, but also information about businesses, services, and activities in Edgefield. The Center also offers information on our unique history, which is a great drawing card to this area.
Categories: Museums, History Research & Visitor Information, Shopping District