Heritage

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Jocassee Wild Child event

Kid-focused event highlighting nature and history to lead children on a discovery of what Jocassee...

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Walhalla’s Oktoberfest

Since 1979 visitors have flocked to Walhalla to celebrate the town’s German heritage. A digital...

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Museum of the Cherokee in SC

There were 27 Cherokee villages in what is known today as Oconee County. “Aequonee” in...

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Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail

Volunteer organization celebrates area heritage through artistic quilt panels that tell a story with color...

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Ram Cat Alley CATS murals

New additions to the Oconee Mural Trail! A series of 12 murals located at Norton...

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Destination: Oconee State Park

Oconee State Park was built by the legendary CCC boys. You can still see evidence...

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Chattooga canoe discovery

Seventeen years after a Native American canoe was discovered in the Chattooga River, a second...

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Oconee’s Arts & Historical Landmarks

Passport to Arts & Historical Landmarks is a pocket-size guidebook highlighting twenty-two interesting places of...

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Durham Hall’s hidden gem

Event venue with original “Bull” Durham Smoking Tobacco ad painted on brick wall. Timeless setting...

Foothills Farmstead opens to public

A glimpse into family farm life of the early 1900s, the Foothills Farmstead is a...

The Back Door…

Exhibit on display at Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum looks at domestic workers in Jim...

Sesquicentennial Milestone

In 2018, to commemorate 150 years as a county, our Parks, Recreation & Tourism department...