Pickens County has a fascinating history that includes prehistoric people, the Cherokee, the American Revolution, the Civil War and railroads. We recommend beginning at the Pickens County Museum of Art and History for an overview of the story we have to tell. From there, you can branch off to learn more about different periods of time in the history of the county and its people. Here's a sampling of some of the historic sites in the county.
Historic Hagood Mill & Folklife Center and South Carolina Rock Art Center, Pickens
Cherokee Foothills Visitors Center, Pickens
Pickens County War Memorial and Wall of Valor, Pickens