Winnsboro | Palmetto Places

See the oldest continuously running town clock in America, and then hear songs fondly remembered by decades of South Carolina school children. Tour a spacious Victorian townhouse offering bed and breakfast and enjoy a leisurely excursion to the quintessential country store, where customers still sample hoop cheese and gather around a potbelly stove for checkers.

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Winnsboro
Episode 1

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The town of Winnsboro features a landmark which has the longest continuously running town clock in the U.S. Winnsboro was named in honor of Colonel Richard Winn, a hero of the American Revolution...
Winnsboro, Part 2
Episode 2

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Bethel Associate Presbyterian Church is one of Winnsboro’s many historic churches. Nelle McMaster Sprott was the organist for over thirty years, and played a major role in teaching music to...
Winnsboro, Part 3
Episode 3

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Fortune Springs Garden, named in honor of Pompeii Fortune, was a slave owned by Captain John Buchanan, during the American Revolution. After serving the Marquis de Lafayette as a valet, Fortune...
Winnsboro, Part 4
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Winnsboro is known as the place where South Carolina’s lowcountry and upcountry meet, which is architecturally illustrated with the numerous raised cottages found in Winnsboro’s neighborhoods, called...
Winnsboro, Part 5
Episode 5

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In this segment, Joanna Angle takes us to the village of Blair, and visits with Nancy and Bill Hendrix, owners of the quintessential country store, R.M. Blair General Merchandise. Also known as the...