Museum Musings

The Jacob Kelley House is located in the Kelleytown community of Hartsville. Kelley, a settler who founded the farming community in the early nineteenth century, built this home in the late 1820s as a one-story log cabin. A second story was added between 1830 and 1840.     One interesting architectural feature of this home is that […]
Source: The Hissing Serpent in the Sky
Source: The Purple Heart – James Warren Coggeshall
On April 28, 1987, the NATIONAL ENQUIRER featured an article on page 6 entitled “UFOs Have Been for Centuries.”   The article was written by Franklin R. Ruehl, the article cited many instances of UFO sightings worldwide as far back as 1707;  near the conclusion of the article, was the statement “……. in May 1888 a […]
To remember the tragic loss of life, and a piece of Darlington County history, we post this article from the News and Press, 2014.  It was on this day in 1968 that the Park Terrace Hotel burned.   This article appeared in the Darlington News and Press on April 23, 2014 and was written by Samantha […]