Set on 7 acres, this museum features 36 historic buildings.
These structures have been moved in from various locations throughout the county.
The post office below is also the oldest document house in the county.
The John Fox House was built in 1832. This was formerly a plantation home and is the only original structure on site.
The museum also has a well.
A dairy house.
An outdoor oven.
An ash hopper and so many more everyday necessities.
The way fences used to be assembled are showcased here.
Privies. Very important.
Tools that demonstrate how work was accomplished.
Today's farmers must really appreciate recent inventions in comfort.
A vegetable garden illustrating the crops that would have been consumed.
There is also a splendid garden area that we need to revisit when the crepe myrtles are in bloom since the area is covered with these flowering beauties.
If you go:
231 Fox St, Lexington, SC 29072
Tuesday – Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm
Sunday: 1 pm – 4 pm
Closed Mondays and major holidays.
$5.00 for Adults
$2.00 for Children
You may also do a self guided tour using an QR reader on your phone, free of charge.
Thank you for stopping by! ~Val