McCormick | Palmetto Places

Step into a town that is literally sitting on a gold mine. Check into the old hotels and learn about an award-winning arts program. See willow bent and twisted into graceful furniture, then visit a stone dairy barn that has become a unique country market. Go to three lakeside state parks and picturesque Prices Mill.

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McCormick, Part 1
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McCormick is known to have the second richest vein of gold in South Carolina. Joanna Angle discusses the early history of McCormick; origins going as far back as Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto’s...
McCormick, Part 2
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The downtown area is a center of commercial activity, and specialty stores. Patti McAbee talks about the McCormick Arts Council’s roles in economic, and community growth for McCormick County.
McCormick, Part 3
Episode 3

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Judy and Jim Keith practice another form of old-fashioned art, just outside the town of McCormick: bending willow wood into graceful home furnishings.
McCormick, Part 4
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Found eight miles north of McCormick, this beautiful dairy barn was converted into a country market, run by McCormick’s senior residents, and the youth of the John de la Howe School. Here, these...
McCormick, Part 5
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In this segment, Joanna Angle discusses the historic forests and state parks found in McCormick County: 1,000 acres of John de la Howe’s own land, which now serves as a scientific and educational...
McCormick, Part 6
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Price’s Mill is one of the most significant, and most photographed sites in all of McCormick County. Joanna Angle discusses the history of this famous McCormick landmark, which used to play a crucial...