Celebrating 25 Years!
The Sumter County Museum is a private non-profit institution whose mission is to promote the history of Old Sumter District through the preservation and exhibition of objects, manuscripts, and documents, which relate the story of this area of South Carolina. The museum includes the Williams-Brice House (1916), the Heritage Education Center (2003) and the Carolina Backcountry Homestead.
The Sumter County Museum encourages
the use of the Ross S. McKenzie Hall and Martha Brice Gardens by cultural,
historical, and civic organizations as well as private individuals for small
receptions and gatherings.
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H. C. Bland: The Man Behind Swan Lake
at the Sumter County Museum
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New Virtual Exhibit on Sumter Postcards: Learn More . . .
Help us continue to preserve and protect the history of the Sumter area.
Join the Friends of the Sumter County Museum,
or use the donate button below to make a donation, or to pay for classes!!
Sumter County Museum
122 North Washington Street
P.O. Box 1456
Sumter, SC 29151-1456
Hours: Thurs-Sat 10:00-5:00 Closed Holidays
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