Open Mon - Fri 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Sat & Sun Closed
Welcome to Lynches Lake Historical Society & Museum
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Our Mission

The Lynches Lake Historical Society is dedicated to collect, preserve, and make available materials relating to the history of the Pee Dee area of South Carolina. Through a broad range of activities, the historical society seeks to recognize and preserve our local history. In promoting a greater appreciation of the history of the Pee Dee area's heritage, the Historical Society hopes to develop a better understanding of the issues and challenges facing history of the Pee Dee area of South Carolina today.

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Daily 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
238 East Main Street
Lake City, SC 29560
1775 - 1782

General Francis Marion’s Men and
South Carolina’s Patriots

This exhibit highlights General Francis Marion’s Patriots and their influence association with defeating the British occupation in S.C. during the Revolutionary War. The exhibit also displays artifacts from the Pee Dee areas Colonial and Revolutionary War periods. The artifacts were either dug or dove from sites associated with the local history of the region.

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Lecture Series
History Fields: The Revolution in the Pee Dee 1780 -1782
Lecture Series
History Fields: Lake City History From 1920 - 1921
Pee Dee Back Country Days: Fall Edition

History Fields Series

During the History Fields lecture series, we discuss the development of Lake City as well as the local history of the town. We venture into the history of Lake City two years at a time and invite everyone to come and join in the learning as well as learn more how much Lake City has grown.

From the Journal

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June 12, 2024
Growing Pains equals a Starr of Trouble
In the early 1900s see how Lake City grew and experienced growing pains from Williamsburg County and their strive to expand more.
April 26, 2024
Old View of an Old Town
Have you ever wondered where the progenerates of Lake City lived? The team at Lynches Lake has set out to answer this long-standing question
May 4, 2020
Quarantining History (The History of Quarantine)
Ever been sick and forced to stay home; This is called quarantine. This journal delivers a quick history of quarantine and it's importance.