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Track Your Adventure Number Five: The Fastest Dirt Track in the South!

Here’s something I haven’t done in a while—shared a little piece of my personal history with you. When I bought my home in Sumter’s historic district some years back, I had the good fortune to meet several people who had … Continue reading

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Track Your Adventure Number Four: Fall for the Arts—This Summer!

In today’s environmentally conscious world, the concept of “re-purposing” buildings is part of doing business as usual. Gone are the days of tearing down structures and building something new and trendy atop what might have been an interesting historic site. … Continue reading

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Track Your Adventure, Two & Three: Sumter Opera House and Sumter County Museum

As we continue our journey through the 22 one-of-a-kind places listed in Sumter’s “Passport to Adventure”, next on the list are the historic Sumter Opera House and the Sumter County Museum. The Opera House, an 1894 treasure listed on the National … Continue reading

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Track Your Adventure Number One: Swan Lake Iris Gardens

Wow…only one month after its initial launch, the Sumter CVB’s “Passport to Adventure” has already entered its second printing. We certainly hoped it would be successful, but this may have been beyond what anyone dreamed! Now, summer’s here, and the … Continue reading

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Get Your Passport to Adventure!

Looking for things to do in Sumter just got a lot easier! The Sumter Convention & Visitors Bureau has worked in collaboration with 22 area attractions to produce a new initiative, “Track Your Adventure,” a campaign that has already begun … Continue reading

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The Iris Festival: Experiencing the beauty of Sumter, South Carolina

“If nothing ever changed, there’d be no butterflies.” My friend gave me the magnet when my eldest daughter, Lauren, left for college. She was the first to go, but with three more kids at home, I had my hands full … Continue reading

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Frame and Frequency: Challenging New Exhibit Coming to Gallery 135

In the midst of end-of-school/beginning-of-summer/oh-gosh-it’s-getting-hot, and everything else that accompanies this time of year—well, here’s something a bit different. A lot different, actually. In 1963, former commercial illustrator Andy Warhol began pointing his 16mm film camera at whomever walked in … Continue reading

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