History and Culture - Native American Heritage
Cherokee County History and Arts Museum301 College Drive
Gaffney, South Carolina 29340
Located midway between Cowpens and Kings Mountain Battlefields, the Cherokee County History & Arts Museum houses permanent exhibits on Native Americans, geology, mining, the Revolutionary War, railroads, agriculture, textiles, southern social life, and more. Check website for upcoming events and exhibits.
Hours: 10-4 Wednesday – Friday; 2-5 pm Saturday and Sunday.
Admission: $5 for adults; $3 for children under 12
Cherokee Indian Interpretive CenterKeowee-Toxaway State Natural Area
108 Residence Dr., Sunset, SC 29685
The center traces the history and culture of the Cherokee Indians who once lived in the Keowee Valley. Open daily 11am-12pm and 4-5pm and by appointment.
Treaty Oak MarkerClemson SC
(864) 646-3782; 1/800-862-1795
The first treaty between the United States and the Cherokee Indian Nation, on Nov. 28, 1785, took place at this historic site. Take US Hwy. 76 south of Clemson and turn onto Old Stone Church Road. Travel one mile and turn left onto Old Cherry Road (Road 149) and travel approximately 7/10 of a mile. The marker is located on the right side of the road.