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Lexington County Museum Complex

US Highway 378 and Fox Street Lexington,SC
Phone: (803) 359-8369
Hours: Tues-Sat 10:00AM - 4:00PM Sunday 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Admission: Adults $3; Children (under 12) $2
Note: You may want to go in the afternoon to avoid school groups.

The Lexington County Museum features on its site the oldest documented house in the town of Lexington.

The Lawrence Corley Log House was built by a Revolutionary War soldier in 1772 and rests on part of Corley's original land grant. The Heinrich house is a typical river house built in 1774. The Hazelius House is a four room cottage built before 1820. The Oak Grove Schoolhouse was built in 1820 and the John Fox house was built around 1832.

The site also displays slave quarters, winter and summer dairy sheds, a smokehouse, a potato house, loom rooms, and a cotton gin house. Tours are conducted by costumed guides.

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