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It was Resolved… A Window into Anderson’s Past
The Books and papers of Council kept since their original organization were consumed in the office of the Intendant by the disastrous fire with which the village of Anderson was visited this day. In pursuance of the directions of …
Headstone & Cemetery Marker Cleaning
Cemetery preservation can be a round the clock job, and one that is vitally important for the study of history and genealogy. For smaller churches, private, and family cemeteries, this is a job regularly undertaken by volunteers. Simply keeping …
The Freedmen’s Bureau: Domestic Affairs and Education
This post is an excerpt from the temporary exhibit at the Anderson County Museum. The Bureau and Domestic Affairs Former Reed Family slave known as Uncle Jeff stands outside the Brock house located behind Echo Hall, c.a. 1910. In …
Facing Freedom: the Civil War and Violent Outrages
This post is an excerpt from the temporary exhibit at the Anderson County Museum. We hope that you’ll come visit the exhibit to see the complete story. The Civil War The election of Abraham Lincoln sent ripples through political …

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