Lexington County Museum

The Lexington County Museum encompasses 36 historic buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries. Some of the structures include the 1820 post office, the John Fox plantation home, a schoolhouse, and the Leaphart/Harman manor house. Structures and furnishings focus on the early history of Lexington County and interpret the everyday lives of its residents from ca. 1770 until the Civil War.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, Sun. 1PM-4PM.

School

Groups can experience a bit of this history by playing colonial games, working with antique farm tools, or learning how to operate the post office. Tours of the John Fox House are an opportunity to learn about plantation ownership, domestic life, and even 19th-century cooking. A Native American program teaches groups about Cherokee culture with objects, stories, and a ceremonial dance.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
History, Colonial History, Heritage, Native American, Civil War.

contact info
Phone: 803-359-8369

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School Group Size: 12 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours. Registration: Phone. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

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Lexington County Museum

The Lexington County Museum encompasses 36 historic buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries. Some of the structures include the 1820 post office, the John Fox plantation home, a schoolhouse, and the Leaphart/Harman manor house. Structures and furnishings focus on the early history of Lexington County and interpret the everyday lives of its residents from ca. 1770 until the Civil War.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, Sun. 1PM-4PM.

Scouts

Groups can experience a bit of this history by playing colonial games, working with antique farm tools, or learning how to operate the post office. Tours of the John Fox House are an opportunity to learn about plantation ownership, domestic life, and even 19th-century cooking. A Native American program teaches groups about Cherokee culture with objects, stories, and a ceremonial dance.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
History, Colonial History, Heritage, Native American, Civil War.

contact info
Phone: 803-359-8369

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School Group Size: 12 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours. Registration: Phone. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

Lexington County Museum

The Lexington County Museum encompasses 36 historic buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries. Some of the structures include the 1820 post office, the John Fox plantation home, a schoolhouse, and the Leaphart/Harman manor house. Structures and furnishings focus on the early history of Lexington County and interpret the everyday lives of its residents from ca. 1770 until the Civil War.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, Sun. 1PM-4PM.

Camp

Groups can experience a bit of this history by playing colonial games, working with antique farm tools, or learning how to operate the post office. Tours of the John Fox House are an opportunity to learn about plantation ownership, domestic life, and even 19th-century cooking. A Native American program teaches groups about Cherokee culture with objects, stories, and a ceremonial dance.

topics covered:
History, Colonial History, Heritage, Native American, Civil War.

contact info
Phone: 803-359-8369

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School Group Size: 12 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours. Registration: Phone. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

Lexington County Museum

The Lexington County Museum encompasses 36 historic buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries. Some of the structures include the 1820 post office, the John Fox plantation home, a schoolhouse, and the Leaphart/Harman manor house. Structures and furnishings focus on the early history of Lexington County and interpret the everyday lives of its residents from ca. 1770 until the Civil War.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, Sun. 1PM-4PM.

Homeschool

Groups can experience a bit of this history by playing colonial games, working with antique farm tools, or learning how to operate the post office. Tours of the John Fox House are an opportunity to learn about plantation ownership, domestic life, and even 19th-century cooking. A Native American program teaches groups about Cherokee culture with objects, stories, and a ceremonial dance.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
History, Colonial History, Heritage, Native American, Civil War.

contact info
Phone: 803-359-8369

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours. Registration: Phone. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

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