Local guide to dozens of cultural sites located in Oconee County, SC

Passport to Arts & Historical Landmarks is a pocket-size guidebook highlighting twenty-two interesting places of cultural significance within Oconee County, SC.

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An initiative of the Oconee County Arts and Historical Commission in coordination with Oconee County Parks, Recreation & Tourism

The Passport will lead you to these local points of interest:

  1. Blue Ridge Arts Center (BRAC)
  2. End of the Road Studios
  3. Gateway Arts Center
  4. Kudzu Kabin Designs
  5. Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail
  6. Historic Ballenger House
  7. Historic Old Pickens Courthouse, Church and Cemetery
  8. Oconee State Park
  9. Oconee Station State Historic Site
  10. Retreat Rosenwald School
  11. Stumphouse Tunnel/Issaqueena Falls
  12. Walhalla Fish Hatchery
  13. Bertha Lee StricklandCultural Museum
  14. General Store Museum
  15. Lunney Museum
  16. Museum of the Cherokee in South Carolina
  17. Oconee History Museum
  18. Oconee Military Museum at Patriots Hall
  19. World of Energy
  20. Oconee Community Theatre
  21. Walhalla Performing Arts Center
  22. Westminster Music Centre



This is a free and fun way to experience treasures and cultural destinations throughout Oconee County.

photo of inside pages of passport bookletTo obtain the passport, stop by any of the places listed above.

How to use the Passport:

  • Choose your destination
  • If the destination is a manned site, make sure to get your passport stamped.
  • If the destination is an unmanned site, mark your passport page with the date of your visit and one fact you found interesting about the site.
  • Once all your sites have been visited, bring your passport to the Oconee PRT office at South Cove County Park and redeem your Treasure Hunters surprise and be entered for the grand prize drawing – 5 Night Camping Pass to Oconee County Parks!

For questions, contact Oconee County PRT (864) 888-1488

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