Welcome to Greenwood County, SC

Greenwood County

Greenwood County features a unique blend of historical gems and timeless natural delights. The oldest festival in South Carolina-the SC Festival of Flowers-takes place every June in uptown Greenwood, SC. Lake Greenwood State Park is a popular attraction for campers, hikers, and boaters alike. Other attractions that will interest travelers include the Ninety Six National Historic Site and the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Historic Preservation Site. Locally owned shopping, great cuisine offerings, and award-winning festivals make this county a place to visit. One of only 3 remaining outdoor movie theaters in South Carolina is located in Greenwood, SC. The 25 Drive in Movie has been around for 77 years and shows current movies on Thursday through Saturday.

Greenwood: Railroad and Civil Rights History, a Drive-In and a Rookie Mistake

Part 3 of 4 (In Parts 1 and 2 in this series, we noted how Old 96 District transported us baby boomers to a simpler time. Our first trip to the area, started in Abbeville and continued in Greenwood). After exploring the topiaries from Greenwood’s annual Festival of Flowers and stopping by The Museum and…

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Topiaries Are Center Stage at the SC Festival of Flowers

By Carol Timblin  Every year fans of the South Carolina Festival of Flowers look forward to the return of the “living” topiaries to Uptown Greenwood. During the weekend of June 10-11, on the 15th anniversary of the topiaries and the 55th anniversary of the popular festival, visitors will be treated to a brand new topiary.…

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