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South Carolina Room and Anderson Information

Courtesy of our South Carolina Room at the Main Branch, here you can find information pertaining to Anderson and South Carolina, current and past, and do genealogical and family research.

South Carolina Room and Anderson Information

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Anderson, 1890 June :: Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Anderson, 1890 June :: Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Anderson Public Library bookmobile :: South Carolina Bookmobiles Collection

Anderson County Library bookmobile :: South Carolina Bookmobiles Collection

Post Office and Library, Anderson, S.C. :: William Lynch Postcard Collection

Branch of the Anderson County Library :: South Carolina Library Buildings Collection

Tracing Your Family History on the Internet: The internet is revolutionizing family history research. Every day new records and resources are placed online and new methods of sharing research and communicating across cyberspace become available. Never before has it been so easy to research family history and to gain a better understanding of who we are and where we came from. #genealogy

Have you ever peered into one of these? Six genealogy secrets found in the library's vertical file.

Six genealogy secrets found in the library's vertical file is a free site to discover your family's history and create a family tree online.

Free Family History and Genealogy Records

Here you can find a collection of pirates' stories from along the North and South Carolina coast!

Catalog - Pirates of the Carolinas

Balloons Over Anderson Anderson, SC. Photo by Perry Baker, courtesy of SC PRT.

Visit to share what you think makes South Carolina "just right."

Once, they were the happiest family under the sun, crabbing and fishing and painting on beautiful Edisto Island in South Carolina's lowcountry. Then everything went wrong, and twenty years later the Bennett family is still in pieces.

25 of the Palmetto State's most beloved authors introduce you to their most memorable dogs. There is Padgett Powell's "Ode to Spode," Josephine Humphrey's paean to a poodle, and Roger Pinckney's Daukuskie Dog-ageddon. From bird dogs to bad dogs, wild dogs to the Carolina dog--a wild dog in the Lowcountry whose ancestors may have accompanied the first Americans across the Bering ice bridge--get to know these canines and their literary companions.

Woodburn Plantation House Pendleton, SC

Robert Anderson Memorial Fountain

Robert Anderson Memorial Fountain Marker

Pendleton District Commission

art and culture anderson sc

Visit Anderson SC – Art, Culture & History

Timms Mill, 150 Timms Mill Rd., Pendleton. A restored historic mill still in operation that offers fresh stone-ground grits and cornmeal. Open most Saturdays 1-4.

Robert Smalls - SCETV South Carolina Hall of Fame video. In 1862, Robert Smalls, an enslaved crewmember of the CSS Planter, stole the boat and delivered it to the Union forces.

Charles Pinckney - SCETV SC Hall of Fame video. Governor of SC, deligate to the 1787 Constitutional Convention, and ambassador to Spain. Presided over the move of SC's capital from Charleston to Columbia and secured Spain's approval of the Louisianna Purchase.

Charles Pinckney

Ecology of a Cracker Childhood by Janisse Ray

SC Palmetto Tree wall plaque. See more SC themed gifts by visiting the Cotton Mill Exchange at

South Carolina State Museum

Public Domain Genealogy - a site where you can access public domain genealogy records and pictures.

Genealogy Records Genealogy Databases

History remembers only the celebrated, genealogy remembers them all.

FamilySearch Wiki: South Carolina

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  • Jill Shope
    Jill Shope

    Where's Columbia?

  • Anderson County Library
    Anderson County Library

    It would be under Richland County.

  • Jill Shope
    Jill Shope

    Thank you very much!