Quality Inn & Suites Civic Center
150 Dunbarton Drive
Florence, SC 29501
Phone: (843) 664-2400
Fax: (843) 669-7510
A wide variety of books for every age and every interest is available at this library that offers numerous services including research and youth services.
Spreading over a 24.9 acres (10.1 hectares) of land, the Florence National Cemetery in Florence, was declared a National Cemetery in 1865. Over 8000 burials include Civil War remains as well. It provides burial space to accommodate casketed and cremated remains. Visiting hours are during daylight. After World War II, a memorial program was initiated and the cemetery received a carillon by the American Veterans.
First Baptist Church one of the most striking landmarks on Main Street in Darlington. It was constructed and established in the year 1912. This building is situated over three acres (1.2 hectares) of land. The Sunday School and the Wednesday night suppers are great highlights of this church. The building is a brilliant example of the Colonial Revival and Georgian Revival styles of architecture.
Zoom Zoom Zoom! Feel your pulse rate rise as you watch ultra fast racing cars battle it out on the tracks of Darlington Raceway. Book your tickets in advance if you don't want to miss out on some energetic and high speed action as expert drivers put their lives at risk to be the first one to cross the finishing line. Come here to witness some of the most breathtaking car races and cheer your favorite racer. Tickets can be bought at the box office or via email and telephone. Visit the website for more information.
See where the Yankees camped among the Rebels at this house that was taken over by Sherman's Army during the Civil War and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The house is filled with period furnishings and offers Civil War reenactments and living history demonstrations on the first Sunday of every month from February through December.
The Play Zone is an affordable, indoor playground and party place located in the Florence area. They specialize in kid's birthday parties. They have a ball pit and two towers with slides. The Play Zone provides hours of fun for children.
A great example of federal architecture influenced by a vernacular cottage style, this cottage is the oldest building downtown and is the only known structure from John Hart's plantation. The house is completely furnished with period furniture and features an open house on the first Sunday of every month from February to December with costumed docents.
The Thomas E. Hart House is located at Hartsville, South Carolina. This historic house was built in 1817 C.E and had a Early Republic and I-House styles of architecture. This 30 acre (12 hectare) property was added to the National Registrar of Historic Places on May 3, 1991.
Located on the bluffs of Black Creek, these gardens are on the site of the early 19th century plantation of Captain Thomas Edwards Hart for whom Hartsville is named and were developed in the early 1930's by Mrs. David R. Coker. Over 30 acres of trails wind their way through the native and imported plants of these gardens all the way down to Black Creek.
Spread across 30 acres (12 hectares), the Kalmia Gardens is situated in Hartsville, South Carolina. The gardens were set up by Mrs. David R. Coker who made trails and planted ornamental flora. The early-19th-century plantation features azalea plants and camellias along with an array of native species that enhance the beauty of the garden. It is a renowned birding spot that guarantees a pleasing experience for bird watchers. Also, the Joslin Education Center is accessible to school groups for trips to the gardens.
Constructed in 1908, the Lee County Courthouse is situated in Bishopville and was built six years following the incorporation of the county. It was planned that there be a Neo-Classical design replete with ethnic stone and yellow brick construction that is a result of the Roman pattern both in case of the law and architecture. It is historically-significant for being the only courthouse the county has ever had. Its grounds are encompassed with a mountain cannon, a Civil War memorial and a flagpole.