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Called to Worship

Religion has existed in the modern-day Anderson County since the first settlers arrived. Follow the history of religion in Anderson County from the initial settling of Presbyterians, followed by Methodists, Episcopalians and Baptists in the Upcountry. Today, the county is home to over 300 Christian, Islamic and Judaist places of worship. Visit the Religion exhibit at Anderson County Museum to learn more about the origins and growth of religious practice in the area.

In an interactive telling of Anderson’s religious history, hear examples of old time shape note singing and see an original church organ. This compact but beautiful exhibit is housed in a model of a small pinewood church.