Lee State Park

Lee State Park is one of the best known parks in Lee County. Located at 487 Loop Road in Bishopville, this park hosts just about everything from river fishing, boating, nature trails, show ring, and stables. The park also offers educational programs like pine needle basket weaving and owl prowls. Year-round, daylight hours, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) workers built the Park during the Great Depression. This attractive park is approximately 2,839 acres of land . This park offers picnicking in shelters and camping. Picnic tables and serene environments are stationed around the 5.6 miles of Lynches River that’s owned by Lee State Park.

The Cotton Museum

The South Carolina Cotton Museum, a “Blue Star Museum,” traces the history of cotton production in Lee County. The South Carolina Cotton Museum is a major interpretive site preserving the legacy of cotton and rural life. Exhibits of farm and manufacturing equipment spanning two centuries allow visitors to experience the cotton culture and way of life from the field to the factory. Additionally, it is the first stop on the South Carolina Cotton Trail and provides information on those and other area attractions. The Company Store, located inside the museum, carries a variety of unique cotton themed and locally grown/manufactured products as well as a large selection of educational books. The Tribute to Felix “Doc” Blanchard, a three-figure statue of South Carolina’s only Heisman Trophy recipient, is located in the Flag Park across the street from the museum. The Cotton Park is adjacent to the museum. The Lee County Veterans Museum located in the adjoining building is a tribute to “Our Heroes” from the Revolutionary War to the present conflicts.

Lee County Veterans Museum

Veterans of Lee County designed, built and furnished the items for all of the exhibits. From the Fallen Soldier entry to the history of the Wars and Conflicts, this Museum will help hold a place for Lee County Veterans forever. Come for a visit and get lost in the History of the Veterans of Lee County.  Exhibits for all branches of the Military.  The history of each branch of the service is told within the exhibits.

Button Museum

Dalton Stevens decided to sew a few buttons on a denim suit one night when he couldn’t get to sleep. When he finished two months later, that suit had 16,333 buttons and weighed 16 pounds. Since that denim suit he has done other clothing, cars, instruments and much more.


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