Tag Archives: Sumter County Museum

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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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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I Triple-DAY Dare You!

It’s been a long time since we’ve had a pop quiz here, so get ready!  Today’s consists of just one question, so I expect everyone to do well:  “Who was Jean Shepherd?” I can almost hear phones beeping and the … Continue reading

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“The whole world opened…” Sumter County Museum Presents Bethune Retrospective

The Sumter County Museum and Morris College are proud to present Mary McLeod Bethune:  From Mayesville to National Hero at the Heritage Education Center’s Ross S. McKenzie Hall, starting November 15, 2013.  The exhibit opens with a reception from 6 to 7:30 p.m., … Continue reading

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Bursting into Fall 2013…Almost Too Much to Hold!

Too much information, that is.  But now that school has started, it seems that the number of fall activities is hitting high gear—even while it’s still steaming outside (although to be fair, this year it really isn’t the heat; it’s … Continue reading

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Summer 2013 Is Here, and the Time Is Right…

We’re back… This seems to happen every year. The Sumter Iris Festival comes and goes—and with about 75,000 visitors, the 2013 event was far busier and more successful than anyone could have anticipated—and then it’s time to start working on … Continue reading

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“Now He Belongs to the Ages”

I’m not someone who watches a lot of television.  Since a couple of my favorite shows went off the air at the end of last season, I hardly ever turn it on unless it’s to have background noise while I’m … Continue reading

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